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midland

[ mid-luhnd ]
/ ˈmɪd lənd /
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noun
the middle or interior part of a country.
(initial capital letter) the dialect of English spoken in the central part of England.
(initial capital letter) the dialect of English spoken in the southern parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, and in West Virginia, Kentucky, and eastern Tennessee, and throughout the southern Appalachians.
adjective
in or of the midland; inland.
(initial capital letter) of or relating to Midland.
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Origin of midland

1400–50; late Middle English. See mid-, land

Other definitions for midland (2 of 2)

Midland
[ mid-luhnd ]
/ ˈmɪd lənd /

noun
a city in W Texas.
a city in central Michigan.
a town in S Ontario, in S Canada, on Georgian Bay of Lake Huron.
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British Dictionary definitions for midland

midland
/ (ˈmɪdlənd) /

noun
  1. the central or inland part of a country
  2. (as modifier)a midland region
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