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July 4, 2022

Word of the Day: Yankee

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Word of the Day : July 4, 2022

Yankee \YANG-kee\ noun

What It Means

Yankee can refer broadly to anyone born or living in the U.S., or it can refer more narrowly only to those in the northern U.S., or even more narrowly, only to those in the states of New England. The broadest use is especially common outside the U.S.

// It took the children some time to adjust to being the only Southerners in a classroom full of Yankees.

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Aired July 4, 2022

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