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Yankeeland

[ yang-kee-land ]
/ ˈyæŋ kiˌlænd /
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noun
Chiefly Southern U.S. the northern states of the U.S.
Chiefly British. the U.S.
Chiefly Northern U.S. New England.
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Origin of Yankeeland

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90; Yankee + land
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