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upstateadjective [before noun], adverb

uk   /ˈʌp.steɪt/  us   /ˈʌp.steɪt/ US
towards or of the northern parts of a state in the US, especially those that are far from cities where a lot of people live: upstate New York The traffic going upstate was almost standing still.
(Definition of upstate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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upstateadjective, adverb

 us   /ˌʌpˈsteɪt/
to or in the northern part of a state: She came to New York from a small town upstate because she wanted to be a dancer.
(Definition of upstate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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