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Down East

also down East  (doun ēst′)
The coastal regions of Maine. Historically the term has sometimes been applied to all of New England.

Down East′er, down-East′er (-ē′stər) n.
Down East′ern adj.
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Down′ East′


adv. (often l.c.)
1. in or to New England.
2. in or to the state of Maine.
3. in or to the Maritime Provinces.
n.
5. the state of Maine.
6. the Maritime Provinces.
[1810–20, Amer.]
down`-east′er, Down′-East′er, n.
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References in classic literature ?
He come of good Down East stock that's got business instinct an' can add to what it's got.
Nancy also renamed the classic, American yellow mustard as "Down East Schooner," an homage to the Down East coastal region of Maine, and to a family heirloom--the sailboat owned by J.W.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down east of Flagstaff, Arizona, on Sunday afternoon.
Ed Fritsch, President and CEO stated, "While we are pleased to report our portfolio and all HIW personnel are unscathed by Hurricane Florence, we are saddened by the loss of lives and homes down east. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been hit hard by this storm and who will undoubtedly need help from our greater community.
Founded in 1864, the Bank serves Mid-Coast and Down East Maine with 16 offices in Lincoln, Knox, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington Counties.
Tens of thousands of people from Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties march down East Los Angeles streets Dec.
This event is for both women and men, as there will be a number of featured speakers such as local Gun Trust attorney Drew Dempsey, Jr.; Kathleen Ruppert a Crime Prevention Specialist with the Fayetteville Police Department, and Victoria Brattain of Down East Hearing Care.
Fifty of those featured homes were in Maine, and in "Homes Down East; Classic Maine Coastal Cottages and Town Houses", the team of Earle G.
Veterans of such famous New England bands as Albatross, the Reflectors, the Marsels, Down East and Doctor Robert, they combine blues, R&B, and funk with creativity and lots of polish.
| GAZA, Nov 3 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Izz-uddin Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, said it captured on Sunday an Israeli drone which fell down east of Jabalia town, north of Gaza.
She said that the officers saw Mulvey walking down East Street carrying two laptop bags.
JOHN ROBERTSON insists Chris Maguire can fire himself into the Scotland set-up after gunning down East Fife with a terrific treble.