midland

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noun mid·land \ˈmid-lənd, -ˌland\

Definition of midland

  1. 1 :  the interior or central region of a country

  2. 2 capitalized a :  the dialect of English spoken in the midland counties of Englandb :  the dialect of English spoken in an area of the east central U.S. often divided into north Midland extending westward from an area including southern New Jersey; northern Delaware and Maryland; central and southern Pennsylvania; and central Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois and south Midland extending westward and southwestward from an area including the Appalachian regions of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia; and southern Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois

midland

adjective, often capitalized

Midlander

play \-lən-dər, -ˌlan-\ noun

15th Century

First Known Use of midland

15th century


Midland

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geographical name Mid·land \ˈmid-lənd\

Definition of Midland

  1. 1 city in central Michigan northwest of Saginaw population 41,863

  2. 2 city in western Texas northeast of Odessa population 111,147 Midland is approximately midway between Fort Worth and El Paso.


MIDLAND Defined for English Language Learners

midland

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Definition of midland for English Language Learners

  • : the central region of a country

Midland

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geographical name

Definition of Midland for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Texas


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