Middle America

noun

1
: the region of the western hemisphere including Mexico, Central America, often the West Indies, and sometimes Colombia and Venezuela
2
: the midwestern section of the U.S.
3
: the middle-class segment of the U.S. population
especially : the traditional or conservative element of the middle class
middle-American adjective
Middle American noun

Example Sentences

a politician who understands the needs of Middle America

Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Middle America was in 1841

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Cite this Entry

“Middle America.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20America. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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