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yankee dime

A kiss. My grandmother would always say, "Come give me a yankee dime, my dear," when she wanted a kiss.
See also: dime, Yankee

damn Yankee

A disparaging term for someone from the northern United States. The term was originally bestowed upon dishonest peddlers from the north who tried to deceive customers in the south. Did that damn Yankee really just insult my home? Those northerners may think they're better than us southerners, but I'm going to set him straight right now!
See also: damn, Yankee

Yankee go home

An outcry against the intrusion of the US and/or Americanisms into other cultures. As the spread of American culture has increased throughout the world, so have the calls of "Yankee go home!"
See also: home, Yankee

Tango Yankee

phr. thank you. (NATO Phonetic Alphabet.) Tango Yankee for the email.
See also: tango, Yankee

Yankee ingenuity

Intelligent self-reliance using available materials. The phrase originated when mid-Atlantic and Southern colonists admired the ingenuity with which their New England neighbors were able to improvise tools and other ways to cope with poor farming conditions and harsh weather. Later on, and despite the dismay of sons and daughters of the Confederacy, “Yankee” described all of the United States (as in “The Yanks Are Coming”), and the phrase was similarly expanded to reflect American know-how and inventiveness.
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It is but fair to add that these Yankees, brave as they have ever proved themselves to be, did not confine themselves to theories and formulae, but that they paid heavily,
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This new 'Home of Champions' will preserve the architectural integrity of the original Yankee Stadium, while incorporating modern amenities.
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Ferrer expressed his adamant belief that moving Yankee Stadium would add nothing of benefit to Manhattan, other than more traffic and congestion in an already overcrowded neighborhood.
BOSTON & BEIJING -- Yankee Group and China Mobile Communications Association (CMCA), a nonprofit organization solely devoted to the mobile communications industry, today announced an exclusive alliance to better serve the Chinese mobile market by providing collaborative, market-relevant content and conferences.
Eight outs away from going on vacation a few weeks earlier than owner George Steinbrenner prefers, the Yankees found a little of that old magic and rallied to beat the Angels 3-2 in Game 4 of the American League Division Series in front of 56,226 at Yankee Stadium.
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