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Middle America

noun
1.
average middle-class Americans as a group, as distinguished from the rich or poor or the politically extreme.
2.
the Midwest.
3.
continental North America S of the U.S., comprising Mexico, Central America, and usually the West Indies. 1,060,118 sq. mi. (2,745,705 sq. km).
Related forms
Middle American, adjective, noun
Middle-American, adjective
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Middle America

noun
1.
the territories between the US and South America: Mexico, Central America, Panama, and the Greater and Lesser Antilles
2.
the US middle class, esp those groups that are politically conservative
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Middle America in Culture

Middle America definition


The interior regions of the United States, as distinguished from the East Coast and West Coast.

Note: Middle America is associated with conservative, traditional values in politics, religion, and culture.
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