down East

down East

noun
1.
in, to, or into New England.
2.
New England.
3.
in, to, or into the state of Maine.
4.
the state of Maine.
5.
Canadian.
a.
in, to, or into the Maritime Provinces.
b.
the Maritime Provinces.

Origin:
1810–20, Americanism

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