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noun [countable] Yankee pronunciation in British English /ˈjæŋki/
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singularYankee
pluralYankees
  1. 1
    someone from the US This word is often used as an insulting word for referring to an American by people who are not from the US
  2. 2
    someone from the northern part of the US, especially from New England

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