mid-Atlantic

adjective

1
: of or relating to the region of the U.S. that includes all or some of the states between New York and South Carolina
mid-Atlantic states/cities/beaches
2
: located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
mid-Atlantic islands

Examples of mid-Atlantic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The vast majority of Lyme disease cases in the US are reported from just over a dozen jurisdictions in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and upper-Midwest where ticks are particularly prevalent. Deidre McPhillips, CNN, 15 Feb. 2024 Flowers has appeared in ads for Pizza Boli’s, the mid-Atlantic pizzeria chain; MyProtein, a dietary supplement; Bath & Body Works and Dunkin’ Donuts. Hayes Gardner, Baltimore Sun, 14 Feb. 2024 Winter weather is back as a Nor’easter is underway, bringing one of the largest snowstorms of the season from the mid-Atlantic to New England — resulting in travel troubles for air passengers on Tuesday. Stella Shon, Travel + Leisure, 13 Feb. 2024 Iceland is one of the most geologically active places on earth due to its position between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates on the mid-Atlantic ridge. TIME, 8 Feb. 2024 The mid-Atlantic, including Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., are expected to get 1 to 3 inches of rain as record high temperatures hit the area. Daniel Amarante, ABC News, 27 Jan. 2024 The large Southern Plains bumble bee, identified by its short hair and short head, lives in open prairies, meadows and grasslands of the Midwest, mid-Atlantic states, and the Plains states from Texas to North Dakota. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 24 Jan. 2024 One showed manufacturing in the mid-Atlantic region is contracting by more than economists expected. Stan Choe, Fortune, 18 Jan. 2024 At first, Sarah wanted to focus on everything they were celebrated for: singing, dancing and traveling the mid-Atlantic coast, says Farley. Ellen Piligian, Detroit Free Press, 7 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Mid-Atlantic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mid-Atlantic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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