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  • n. Plural form of flatlander.

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Examples

  • You find few flat phobes off Earth; in fact, Earthborn are called flatlanders no matter how well they adjust to life elsewhere.

    Crashlander

  • Contrast this with the absurd "horizontal unity" of the flatlanders, which is a metaphysical impossibility.

    One Cosmos

  • My relatives in Maine call us from CT "flatlanders".

    Fun with Name-Calling

  • Beyond that they're just as nativist and resistant to and resentful of outsiders ( "flatlanders" in Vermont).

    Is Hillary Outperforming Obama Against McCain Among Working Class Voters In Key Swing States?

  • Snow piles another obstacle for drivers County, local officials working to move mounds in wake of blizzard Illinoisans might be derided in other states as "flatlanders," but that nickname has been rendered temporarily inaccurate by the mini-mountains of plowed snow that now tower over parking lots and intersections across Chicago and the suburbs.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • County, local officials working to move mounds in wake of blizzard Illinoisans might be derided in other states as "flatlanders," but that nickname has been rendered temporarily inaccurate by the mini-mountains of plowed snow that now tower over parking lots and intersections across Chicago and the suburbs.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • I've also heard people who've grown up in Colorado, Wyoming or Washington called "flatlanders" too.

    TimesArgus.com: Sports

  • Longtime Vermonters consider "flatlanders" to be anyone from out of state.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Doc, the novel's affable if somewhat jaded hero, belongs to a kind of Gnostic tribe of surfers and seers; the residents of Gordita Beach are privy to metaphysical truths and wavelengths unknown to the Nixonite, commercially-minded public (usually referred to as "flatlanders," or, my personal favorite, "quadrilaterals.")

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  • October 29, 2008 in drawing this is one of the drawings for the group show 'flatlanders' at mendel art gallery here in saskatoon. (september 2008 - january 2009) i can see better

    plastique monkey

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