Yankeedom

Origin

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; Yankee + -dom (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Yankeedom

Yankeedom

noun

  1. the region inhabited by Yankees.
  2. Yankees collectively.

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Yankeedom

noun

  1. : a native or inhabitant of New England
  2. : a native or inhabitant of the northern U.S.
  3. : a native or inhabitant of the U.S.

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Yankeedom

communications code word

  1. —used as a code word for the letter y

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Example sentences for Yankeedom

  1. Great rejoicing was had in Yankeedom, when it was known that the Alabama had been beaten.
  2. This same John Titcomb, my very good friend, is a character peculiar to Yankeedom.
  3. The fall of 1861 Mr. Hale broke up school and left for Yankeedom to join the blue coats.
  4. Occasionally, however, the biter has been most horridly bitten, by some honest son from yankeedom.
  5. That fall, about October, mother married a man by the name of Carrier, who hailed from Yankeedom.
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