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Definition 1: an American (especially to non-Americans) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for yankee in the sense of this definition

(yankee is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of the United States

Definition 2: an American who lives in New England - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for yankee in the sense of this definition

(yankee is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of the United States

(... is a member of yankee) a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut

Definition 3: an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for yankee in the sense of this definition

(yankee is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of the United States

(... is a kind of yankee ) a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War

(... is a member of yankee) the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

(yankee belongs to a domain located in ...) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 4: used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(yankee is similar to ...) in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

"Northern liberals" "northern industry" "northern cities"

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