Yankee go home

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Anti-Americanism being expressed in Stockholm, Sweden

Phrase[edit]

Yankee go home

  1. (idiomatic) United States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land, or of the presence of northerners in the American South.
    • 1966, Ebony magazine (volume 21, number 8, June 1966)
      Ashford claims he got the Yankee-go-home treatment only once in his many travels south of the border.

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