Midwest

[ mid-west ]
/ ˈmɪdˈwɛst /

noun

adjective

Also Mid·west·ern. Middle Western.

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Origin of Midwest

OTHER WORDS FROM Midwest

Mid·west·ern·er, noun
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Midwest

Middle West

/ (ˈmɪdˈwɛst) /

noun

the N central part of the US; the region consisting of the states from Ohio westwards that border on the Great Lakes, often extended to include the upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys
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