Middle Western


adjective

of or relating to the Middle West.

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Also called Midwestern.

Origin of Middle Western

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

Definition for midwestern (2 of 2)

Midwest
[ mid-west ]
/ ˈmɪdˈwɛst /

noun

adjective

Also Mid·west·ern. Middle Western.

Origin of Midwest

OTHER WORDS FROM Midwest

Mid·west·ern·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for midwestern (1 of 3)

Midwestern

Middle Western

/ (ˈmɪdˈwɛstən) /

adjective

of or relating to the Midwest of the US or its inhabitants

British Dictionary definitions for midwestern (2 of 3)

Middle Western

adjective

another name for Midwestern

British Dictionary definitions for midwestern (3 of 3)

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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