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Synonyms of yankee

Noun


1. Yankee, Yank, Northerner, American

usage: an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

2. New Englander, Yankee, American

usage: an American who lives in New England

3. Yankee, Yank, Yankee-Doodle, American

usage: an American (especially to non-Americans)

Adjective


1. Yankee, northern (vs. southern)

usage: used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)

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