stateside

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From state + side.

Adjective[edit]

stateside (not comparable)

  1. In the United States.
    I'll be stateside for the next month.
  2. (Alaska) In the 48 contiguous states.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word behaves syntactically as a prepositional phrase, and may best be thought of as an intransitive preposition.

Adverb[edit]

stateside (not comparable)

  1. In or to the United States, especially the lower forty-eight.
    I'll be going stateside next month!
  2. (Alaska) In or to the 48 contiguous states.

Usage notes[edit]

  • See usage notes above.

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