the Middle West

Definition of the Middle West

  1. :  the northern central part of the U.S. :  the Midwest the rich farmlands of the Middle West

Word by Word Definitions

middleplay Middle
  1. :  equally distant from the extremes :  medial, central

    :  being at neither extreme :  intermediate

    :  constituting a division intermediate between those prior and later or upper and lower

  1. :  a middle part, point, or position

    :  the central portion of the human body :  waist

    :  the position of being among or in the midst of something

westplay West
  1. :  to, toward, or in the west

  1. :  situated toward or at the west

    :  coming from the west

  1. :  the general direction of sunset :  the direction to the left of one facing north

    :  the compass point directly opposite to east

    :  regions or countries lying to the west of a specified or implied point of orientation


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