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down East

noun
1.
New England.
2.
the state of Maine.
3.
Canadian. the Maritime Provinces.
adverb
4.
in, to, or into New England.
5.
in, to, or into the state of Maine.
6.
Canadian. in, to, or into the Maritime Provinces.
Origin of down East
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism
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