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Middle Western

of or relating to the Middle West.
Also called Midwestern.
Origin of Middle Western
1905-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Sixty-five was—well, you know what sixty-five generally is in a small middle-western town.

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  • The buyer of suits for a thriving department store in a hustling little middle-western town isn't to be neglected.

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  • "Van" is a multi-millionaire manufacturer living in a middle-western state.

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  • Those friendly middle-western persona showed dismay at her pale, hollow-eyed appearance.

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  • But he had been equally stubborn in his insistence that she marry him instead and settle down on the middle-western fruit farm.

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  • He had come to our small middle-western college because it was cheap and his finances would not compass education anywhere else.

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  • Boys, when I go back to my middle-western city Ill think a great deal about this summer on the coast.

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  • The Reverend John Hodder is called to a fashionable church in a middle-western city.

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British Dictionary definitions for middle-western

Middle Western

another name for Midwestern
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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