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Yankee

Yan´kee
n.1.A nickname for a native or citizen of New England, especially one descended from old New England stock; by extension, an inhabitant of the Northern States as distinguished from a Southerner; also, applied sometimes by foreigners to any inhabitant of the United States.
From meanness first this Portsmouth Yankey rose,
And still to meanness all his conduct flows.
- Oppression, A poem by an American (Boston, 1765).
a.1.Of or pertaining to a Yankee; characteristic of the Yankees.
The alertness of the Yankee aspect.
- Hawthorne.
Yankee clover
(Bot.) See Japan clover, under Japan.
Noun1.Yankee - an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
Synonyms: Yank, Northerner
2.Yankee - an American who lives in New England
Synonyms: New Englander, Yank
3.Yankee - an American
Synonyms: Yankee-Doodle, Yank
Adj.1.Yankee - used by southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)
To dream of being called a Yankee in your dreams, foretells that your lover could be less than true. To call someone else a Yankee in your dreams, foretells that your plans will go accordingly without a hitch. To see Yankees in your dream, signifies happiness, possible gains and loyalty to your duty and promise.Acadian, Anglo-Indian, Bolshevik, Bolshevist, Bolshie, Brooklynese, Cajun, Canadian French, Carbonarist, Carbonaro, Castroist, Castroite, Charley, Cockney, Communist, Cong, Down-Easter Yankee, Easterner, Fenian, French Canadian, Guevarist, Gullah, Jacobin, Leninist, Maoist, Marxist, Mau-Mau, Midland, Midland dialect, New England dialect, New Englander, Northener, Northman, Pennsylvania Dutch, Puritan, Red, Red Republican, Roundhead, Sinn Feiner, Trotskyist, Trotskyite, VC, Vietcong, Westerner, Yankee Doodle, Yorkshire, anarch, anarchist, bonnet rouge, bundle of isoglosses, class dialect, criminal syndicalist, dialect, dialect atlas, dialect dictionary, eastlander, idiom, isogloss, linguistic atlas, linguistic community, linguistic island, local dialect, localism, northlander, patois, provincialism, rebel, red, regional accent, regionalism, revolutionary, revolutionary junta, revolutioner, revolutionist, revolutionizer, sans-culotte, sans-culottist, southlander, speech community, subdialect, subversive, syndicalist, terrorist, westlander
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