Middle West

Middle West

noun
the region of the United States bounded on the W by the Rocky Mountains, on the S by the Ohio River and the S extremities of Missouri and Kansas, and on the E, variously, by the Allegheny Mountains, the E border of Ohio, or the E border of Illinois.
Also called Midwest.

Middle Westerner, noun
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Middle West
 
n
another name for the Midwest

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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Middle West definition


Area of the northern United States including the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Note: Location of some of the richest farming land in the world; known for its corn, hogs, and dairy and beef cattle.
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