Meaning of “Yankee” in the English Dictionary

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"Yankee" in British English

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Yankeenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈjæŋ.ki/ us /ˈjæŋ.ki/

informal a Yank

US an American who comes from the Northern US

(Definition of “Yankee” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Yankee" in American English

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Yankeenoun [ C ]

us /ˈjæŋ·ki/ regional US

(used mainly in the South) an American who comes from the northern US

(Definition of “Yankee” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)