from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The northerly section of a state in the United States.
- adv. To, from, or in the northerly section of a state: drove upstate on vacation; went fishing in upstate New York.
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- adj. of the northern section of a state
- adv. to, or from the northern section of a state
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in or toward the northern parts of a state
The push back has been much less than you would imagine, especially in upstate which is much more "red" than you would think.
Without giving anything away, I can mention that Wallace writes, "Elroy had the bottles examined by two experts, one an engraver who worked near the Corning Museum of Glass in upstate New York."
Idaho presently has only one law school — that of the U of I in upstate Moscow.
They loves them some State legislators in upstate NYS.
All of that is going on in upstate New York in Rochester.
I saw them in upstate NY, and they were having really bad equipment problems.
Genesis 6: 5 Sister Evangeline was just a girl when her father entrusted her to the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in upstate New York.
I first became aware of the Buckleys as a family when I was running for Congress as a Democrat in upstate New York, close to Sharon, Connecticut, where the Buckleys live.
But in upstate New York, the angry shtick doesn't seem to be hurting.
He got into a heated confrontation with a reporter in upstate New York and threatened him.