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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.

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.
5. the state of Maine.
6. the Maritime Provinces.
[1810–20, Amer.]
down`-east′er, Down′-East′er, n.
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He come of good Down East stock that's got business instinct an' can add to what it's got.
Tens of thousands of people from Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties march down East Los Angeles streets Dec.
A book of creative nonfiction, this is an account of the situation of Atlantic salmon and wilderness Down East by a professional science journalist.
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.
Also very highly recommended are two companion titles from Down East Books: "The Gun Book for Boys" (9781608931996, $24.
Maine Home Cooking: 175 Recipes from Down East Kitchens provides a lovely guide by a food historian and writer who has collected recipes from her weekly Bangor Daily News Column and from Maine cooks.
JOHN ROBERTSON insists Chris Maguire can fire himself into the Scotland set-up after gunning down East Fife with a terrific treble.
Long established - about 60 events, workonly 9 months a year up and down east coast.
Vietze is a ranger in Baxter State Park and editor at large for Down East magazine.
But the most hard-hitting news came when everyone's favourite weightyWelshman John Hartson said after turning down East Stirling that if we had wanted him to be our boss his answer would probably have been the same.
They drove down East Prescot Road before turning into Broad Green Road.