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[yang-kee-duh m]
  1. the region inhabited by Yankees.
  2. Yankees collectively.
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Origin of Yankeedom

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; Yankee + -dom
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of yankeedom

  • The nasal twang of Yankeedom is a plant that 99 needs no nourishing.

    The Child-Voice in Singing

    Francis E. Howard

  • There are idiosyncrasies in Yankeedom, there is no doubt of it.

  • John Buncombe made a hard effort to get to the flesh pots and coffee cans of Yankeedom, but failed.

    The Southern Soldier Boy

    James Carson Elliott

  • I am so far removed, away here in Yankeedom, that I hear nothing from that quarter but by the public prints.

  • The fall of 1861 Mr. Hale broke up school and left for Yankeedom to join the blue coats.

    A Texas Cow Boy

    Chas. A. Siringo