Middle East

geographical name \ˌmid-ˈēst\
variants: or

Mideast

play \ˌmid-ˈēst\

Definition of Middle East

  1. 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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