Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Yankee.

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  • proper noun A patriotic song popular with the Americans in their Revolutionary War.
  • noun slang, archaic A native or inhabitant of the United States.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the title of a song popular during the Revolutionary War.]

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