1. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

    Synonyms : northerner, yank
    Type Of : american
  2. an American (especially to non-Americans)

    Synonyms : yank, yankee-doodle
    Type Of : american
  3. an American who lives in New England

    Synonyms : new englander
    Type Of : american
  4. used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)