the Mideast

noun

Definition of the Mideast

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: the countries of northern Africa and southwestern Asia that are on or near the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea : the Near East

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the Middle West

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the midnight hour

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“The Mideast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Mideast. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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