Down Easter


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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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Noun1.Down Easter - a native or resident of MaineDown Easter - a native or resident of Maine  
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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References in classic literature ?
This may be all very well with Down Easters, and men of Boston raising, but it won't suit my figure nohow; and no two ways about THAT; and so I tell you.
Down Easters and Johnny Cakes can follow if they please.
With any luck, we'll get some good weather and you can head out into the great outdoors to hunt down Easter eggs, follow the Easter bunny's trail and meet some cute baby animals.
A FEW years ago, a newspaper ran an April Fool's story to the effect that, instead of going down Leith Walk, the tram would go along London Road and down Easter Road.
Getting on the bus, driving down Princes Street, going down Easter Road and getting abuse from the Hibs fans.
The country's Catholic and Angelic churches have also scaled down Easter celebrations in a sign of solidarity.
CO DOWN Easter celebrations at Ulster Folk & Transport Museum in Cultra from tomorrow until Easter Tuesday.
Mark Rogers of Orr's Island, ME, the first Down Easter to win Gatorade national honors in any sport.
Although, don't get me wrong, there were a few days down Easter Road I probably could have done with a coat over my head!
7 REVOLUTION is in the air down Easter Road - and it's knocking on the door of the boardroom.
Vandals doused the outside walls, windows and pavement in blue paint, with a trail of it going down Easter Road.
Two home matches out of the three remaining is more of a hindrance than a help as nerves are shredded down Easter Road.