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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Manhattanites consider anything north of the city to be upstate.
It ran picture of deer that got stuck halfway down a cliff upstate, showing animal with seven-point antlers.
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