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a bet on four or more horses to win (or be placed) in different races.

For sheer excitement it would be hard to surpass the M.D.Betting Yankee stake final at Newbridge Friday.

a code word representing the letter Y, used in radio communication.

a large jib set forward of a staysail in light winds.

Far from being an isolated port, one early nineteenth-century view of Monterey harbor shows a Russian brig, a Yankee schooner, and another ship at anchor.

a person who lives in, or is from, the US.

Sistani is playing the fence, while Sadr has maintained a simple line from day one, Yankee go home.

an inhabitant of New England or one of the northern states.

Whatever the reason, Yankee is first recorded in 1765 as a name for an inhabitant of New England.

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