mid-western

Middle Western

noun
of or pertaining to the Middle West.
Also called Midwestern.


Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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Midwest

[mid-west]
noun
adjective
2.
Also, Midwestern. Middle Western.

Origin:
mid- + west

Midwesterner, noun
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Middle Western
 
adj
another name for Midwestern

Midwest or Middle West (ˈmɪdˈwɛst)
 
n
the N central part of the US; the region consisting of the states from Ohio westwards that border on the Great Lakes, often extended to include the upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys
 
Middle West or Middle West
 
n

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Midwest
1926, in U.S. geographical sense, from earlier Midwestern (1889) in ref. to a group of states originally listed as W.Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas.
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