Yankee meaning

yăng'kē
A native or inhabitant of New England, especially one of English descent.
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A native or inhabitant of a northern US state, especially a Union soldier during the Civil War.
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A native or inhabitant of the United States.
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A person born or living in New England.
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Any person born or living in the U.S.
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Of, like, or characteristic of Yankees.
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Origin of yankee

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition