downstate

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down·state

 (doun′stāt′)
n.
The southerly section of a state in the United States.
adv. & adj.
To, from, or in the southerly section of a state.

down′stat′er n.

downstate

(ˈdaʊnˌsteɪt)
adj
(Human Geography) in, or relating to the part of the state away from large cities, esp the southern part
adv
(Navigation) towards the southern part of a state
n
(Physical Geography) the southern part of a state

down•state

(n., adv. ˈdaʊnˈsteɪt; adj. ˈdaʊnˌsteɪt) n.
1. the S part of a U.S. state.
adj.
2. located in or characteristic of this part.
adv.
3. in or to the downstate area.
[1905–10, Amer.]
down′stat′er, n.
Translations

downstate

[ˈdaʊnˌsteɪt] (US)
A. Ncampo m, sur m del estado
B. ADJdel campo, del sur del estado
C. ADV [be] → en el campo, en el sur; [go] → al campo, hacia el sur
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Some downstaters "look to the north and see everythings here .
Upstaters tend to be more socially and fiscally conservative, and Downstaters more liberal.
The completion of the I-69 dream is nearer than anyone imagined, Daniels told downstaters who ve long complained of being neglected by Indianapolis.