Definitions for upstateˈʌpˈsteɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the part of a state that is farther north or farther from the chief city, esp. the northerly part of New York State.

  2. (adj.)of or coming from such an area.

  3. (adv.)in, to, or toward an upstate area.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of upstate:

1900–05, Amer.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. upstate(adverb)

    in or toward the northern parts of a state

    "he lives upstate New York"


  1. upstate(Adverb)

    to, or from the northern section of a state

    He drove upstate to visit his mother.

  2. upstate(Adjective)

    of the northern section of a state

    They went hunting in upstate New York.


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