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The southerly section of a state in the United States.
adv. & adj.
To, from, or in the southerly section of a state.
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(Human Geography) in, or relating to the part of the state away from large cities, esp the southern part
(Navigation) towards the southern part of a state
(Physical Geography) the southern part of a state
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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.
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