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General Crossword Questions for “yankee”

  • A bet on several horses at once - US citizen
  • Northern soldier in the US Civil War
  • What the Confederates called a 7 from the north
  • American -- bet
  • (North) American
  • American — bet
  • American combination of bets
  • North American

Encyclopedia

  • In the 18th century, it referred to residents of New England descended from the original English settlers of the region (Mark Twain, in the following century, used the word in this sense in his novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, published in 1889). — “Yankee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Ramón "Raymond" Luis Ayala Rodríguez (February 3, 1977 ), known artistically as Daddy Yankee, is a Latin Grammy Award winning Puerto Rican reggaeton recording artist. Ayala was born in Río Piedras, the largest district of San Juan, where he became interested in music at a young age. — “Daddy Yankee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Yankee Stadium opened in 1923, and at the time, it was hailed as a one-of-a-kind facility in the country for its size. Yankee Stadium closed following the 2008 baseball season, and the new stadium opened in 2009, adopting the "Yankee Stadium" moniker. — “Yankee Stadium (1923) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • It was understood to be a description of my conversation; American peculiarities, nasal twang, Yankee notions, stars and stripes. — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • They were sixteen in all: two runaway blue-jackets, a lanky deserter from a Yankee man-of-war, a couple of simple, blond Scandinavians, a mulatto of sorts, one bland Chinaman who cooked–and the rest of the nondescript spawn of the South Seas. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • E. has been telling some yankee interviewer that you came to him in the small hours of the morning to ask him about planes of consciousness. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • The door of the next car opened, and Colonel Proctor appeared on the platform, attended by a Yankee of his own stamp as his second. But just as the combatants were about to step from the train, the conductor hurried up, and shouted, "You can't get off, gentlemen!" — “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne
  • The Yankee clipper is under her sky-sails, she cuts the sparkle and scud, My eyes settle the land, I bend at her prow or shout joyously from the deck. — “Leaves of grass” by Walt Whitman
  • Nor must we forget the captains of the rusty little schooners that bring firewood from the British provinces; a rough-looking set of tarpaulins, without the alertness of the Yankee aspect, but contributing an item of no slight importance to our decaying trade. — “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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