downstate

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noun down·state \-ˌstāt\

Definition of downstate

  1. :  the chiefly southerly sections of a state; also :  the chiefly rural part of a state when the major metropolitan area is to the north

downstate

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downstater

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1909

First Known Use of downstate

1909


DOWNSTATE Defined for English Language Learners

downstate

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noun down·state \-ˌstāt\

Definition of downstate for English Language Learners

  • : the southern part of a state

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