geographical name \ˌmid-ˈwest\

Definition of MIDWEST

region N cen United States including area around Great Lakes & in upper Mississippi River valley from Ohio —sometimes considered to include Kentucky on the E to North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, & Kansas on the W
Mid·west·ern \ˌmid-ˈwes-tərn\ or Middle Western adjective
Mid·west·ern·er \ˌmid-ˈwes-tə(r)-nər\ or Middle Westerner noun

Variants of MIDWEST

Mid·west or Middle West


   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Region, northern and central U.S., lying midway between the Appalachian and Rocky mountains, and north of the Ohio River. As defined by the federal government, it comprises the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. It includes much of the Great Plains, the region of the Great Lakes, and the upper Mississippi River valley.

Variants of MIDWEST

Midwest or Middle West


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