upstate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From up +‎ state.

Noun[edit]

upstate (plural upstates)

  1. (US) The northern section of a state.

Adjective[edit]

upstate (comparative more upstate, superlative most upstate)

  1. (US) Of the northern section of a state.
    They went hunting in upstate New York.

Adverb[edit]

upstate (comparative more upstate, superlative most upstate)

  1. (US) To, or from the northern section of a state.
    He drove upstate to visit his mother.