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Definition of Yank


  • A synonym for American, often used in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
    Those bloody Yanks...

    Last edited on Mar 02 1999. Submitted by Moo from Santa Cruz, CA, USA on Mar 02 1999.

  • a term for an American from outside the states once part of the Confederate States of America. Short for Yankee.

    Last edited on Dec 27 2009. Submitted by Anonymous from Hockley, TX 77447, USA on Dec 27 2009.

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