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Meaning of Yankee Doodle

Yan'kee Doo'dle

Pronunciation: (dd'l), [key]
  1. (italics) a song with a melody of apparent British origin, popular with American troops during the Revolutionary War.
  2. a Yankee.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.