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stateside

adjective, often capitalized state·side \ ˈstāt-ˌsīd \
Updated on: 6 Jan 2018

Definition of stateside

: being in, going to, coming from, or characteristic of the 48 conterminous states of the U.S.
  • transferred from Europe to stateside duty

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Origin and Etymology of stateside

(United) States + side


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stateside

adverb, often capitalized

Definition of stateside

: in or to the continental U.S.

Examples of stateside in a Sentence

  1. It's a car model that will be sold stateside for the first time next year.

  2. He's been living in England for several years but he's returning stateside next month.

Recent Examples of stateside from the Web

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First Known Use of stateside

1943


STATESIDE Defined for English Language Learners

stateside

adverb

Definition of stateside for English Language Learners

  • : in or to the U.S.


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