upstate

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noun up·state \ˈəp-ˌstāt\

Definition of upstate

  1. :  the chiefly northerly sections of a state; also :  the chiefly rural part of a state when the major metropolitan area is in the south

upstate

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upstater

play \ˈəp-ˈstā-tər\ noun

1901

First Known Use of upstate

1901


UPSTATE Defined for English Language Learners

upstate

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noun up·state \ˈəp-ˌstāt\

Definition of upstate for English Language Learners

  • : the northern part of a state

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