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midland

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noun mid·land \ˈmid-lənd, -ˌland\

Simple Definition of midland

  • : the central region of a country

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of midland

  1. 1 :  the interior or central region of a country

  2. 2 capitalized a :  the dialect of English spoken in the midland counties of England b :  the dialect of English spoken in an area of the east central United States often divided into north Midland extending westward from an area including southern New Jersey; northern Delaware and Maryland; central and southern Pennsylvania; and central Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois and south Midland extending westward and southwestward from an area including the Appalachian regions of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia; and southern Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois

midland adjective often capitalized
Midlander play \-lən-dər, -ˌlan-\ noun

15th Century

First Known Use of midland

15th century


Midland

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geographical name Mid·land \ˈmid-lənd\

Definition of Midland

  1. 1 city cen Michigan NW of Saginaw pop 41,863

  2. 2 city W Texas NE of Odessa pop 111,147




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