Middle America


Definition of Middle America

1 : the region of the western hemisphere including Mexico, Central America, often the West Indies, and sometimes Colombia and Venezuela
2 : the midwestern section of the U.S.
3 : the middle-class segment of the U.S. population especially : the traditional or conservative element of the middle class

Other Words from Middle America

middle-American adjective
Middle American noun

Examples of Middle America in a Sentence

a politician who understands the needs of Middle America

First Known Use of Middle America

1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Middle America.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20America. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of Middle America

: the usually traditional or conservative people of the middle class in the U.S.


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