up-state

upstate

[uhp-steyt]
noun
1.
the part of a state that is farther north or farther from the chief city, especially the northerly part of New York State.
adjective
2.
of or coming from such an area.
3.
located in or characteristic of this part.
adverb
4.
in, to, or into the upstate area.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; up- + state

upstater, noun
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upstate (ˈʌpˈsteɪt)
 
adj, —adv
1.  towards, in, from, or relating to the outlying or northern sections of a state, esp of New York State
 
n
2.  the outlying, esp northern, sections of a state
 
'up'stater
 
n

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