down east

adverb, often capitalized D&E

Definition of down east

: in or into the northeast coastal section of the U.S. and parts of the Maritime Provinces of Canada specifically : in or into coastal Maine

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down east adjective, often capitalized D&E

First Known Use of down east

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Down east.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down%20east. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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