(the) Eastern Establishment

(the) Eastern Establishment
the Eastern Establishment [the Eastern Establishment] (sometimes disapprov)
the people and institutions in the north-eastern US that have traditionally had great economic and political power in the country. These include the old, rich families in cities like ↑Boston, ↑Philadelphia and New York, and institutions like the ↑Ivy League and the ↑New York Stock Exchange.

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