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stateside

or State·side

[ steyt-sahyd ]
/ ˈsteɪtˌsaɪd /
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adjective

being in or toward the continental U.S.

adverb

in or toward the continental U.S.

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Origin of stateside

1940–45; (the) States (in the sense “the United States”) + side1;
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British Dictionary definitions for stateside

stateside
/ (ˈsteɪtˌsaɪd) /

adjective, adverb US

of, in, to, or towards the US
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