Definitions

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

  • noun The southerly section of a state in the United States.
  • adverb & adjective To, from, or in the southerly section of a state.

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  • noun US The southern region of certain US states, particularly Michigan, New York, and Illinois.

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down +‎ state

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