it has been about 10 years since this happened and I have not left the country since.
overstay (what visa, e,g overstay B-2 etc) thats what you put.
You can write visa overstay like "B2 overstay" or "B1 overstay" - whatever visa you entered under.
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I have heard at various seminars I have attended that if for example your filing for adjustment of Status, you can write "Adjusment Applicant"