Middle America

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Middle America 1

A region of southern North America comprising Mexico, Central America, and sometimes the West Indies.

Middle American adj. & n.

Middle America 2

1. That part of the US middle class thought of as being average in income and education and moderately conservative in values and attitudes.
2. The American heartland thought of as being made up of small towns, small cities, and suburbs.

Middle America

1. (Placename) the territories between the US and South America: Mexico, Central America, Panama, and the Greater and Lesser Antilles
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the US middle class, esp those groups that are politically conservative

Mid′dle Amer′ica

1. average or conventional middle-class Americans as a group.
2. the Midwest.
3. a region that includes Mexico, Central America, and sometimes the West Indies.
Mid′dle Amer′ican, n., adj.
Mid′dle-Amer′ican, adj.
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