Definitions

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  • noun A geopolitical region with some characteristics of a state.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ state

Examples

  • The semistate is a meat grinder because there's no wrestle-backs.

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  • In the semistate, played at Southport before a capacity crowd of 7,200, Brownsburg faced No. 1 New Albany, which was 27-0.

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  • At other times we might have had to declare something like a semistate of combat alert.

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  • Slama said it capped off a strong decade for Zionsville, one that featured four other semistate titles.

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  • "Our goal is to be competitive with Jasper and challenge them in regionals so we can get to semistate this year," said Hall.

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  • He helped lead Mater Dei to Class 2A regional berths in '08 and' 10 and a semistate appearance in

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  • Then came Saturday's semistate showdown at Fort Wayne Concordia, during which all five matches went three sets.

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  • Even then, when the semistate rolled around, expectations were tempered.

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  • With a dramatic 3-2 win over No. 16 Homestead on Saturday, the Zionsville girls tennis team won its fifth semistate title and second in three years.

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  • They certainly won't take anything for granted after not being given much of a chance -- and especially since, in the coach's words, winning semistate titles never gets old.

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