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Definition of flyover country noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


flyover country

[uncountable] (also the flyover states [plural]) (informal) (disapproving)
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the area in the middle of the United States between the states on the coasts It's an area most New Yorkers know as flyover country. Many folks out here in the flyover states have that attitude. I spent many years in what people on the West Coast call flyover country.
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