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Mideast

[mid-eest] /ˈmɪdˈist/
noun
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; mid- + east
Related forms
Mideastern, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mid east

Mideast

/ˌmɪdˈiːst/
noun
1.
(mainly US) another name for Middle East
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Word Origin and History for mid east

Mid East

"Middle East," attested from 1944. Loosely defined.

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