Middle Western



of or relating to the Middle West.

Origin of Middle Western

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
Also called Midwestern.
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Examples from the Web for middle western

Historical Examples of middle western

  • Sixty-five was—well, you know what sixty-five generally is in a small Middle-Western town.

  • I began newspaper life as society reporter of a daily paper in a Middle-Western town of ten thousand inhabitants.

  • The buyer of suits for a thriving department store in a hustling little Middle-Western town isn't to be neglected.

  • Those friendly Middle-Western persona showed dismay at her pale, hollow-eyed appearance.

  • But he had been equally stubborn in his insistence that she marry him instead and settle down on the middle-Western fruit farm.

British Dictionary definitions for middle western

Middle Western


another name for Midwestern
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