Pronunciation: (doun"ē'stur), [key]
1. a full-rigged ship built in New England in the late 19th century, usually of wood and relatively fast.
2. a native or inhabitant of Maine.
3. a native or inhabitant of New England.
4. Canadian.a native or resident of the Maritime Provinces.
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