Middle East

geographical name \ ˌmid-ˈēst \
variants: or Mideast
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Middle East

the countries of southwestern Asia and northern Africa usually considered to include the countries extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east

Middle Eastern

or Mideastern play \ˌmid-ˈē-stərn\ adjective

Middle Easterner

noun



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