- the part of a state that is farther north or farther from the chief city, especially the northerly part of New York State.
- of or coming from such an area.
- located in or characteristic of this part.
- in, to, or into the upstate area.
- towards, in, from, or relating to the outlying or northern sections of a state, esp of New York State
- the outlying, esp northern, sections of a state