Middle American

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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 American

1. (Placename) of or relating to the territories between the US and South America or their inhabitants
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to the US middle class, esp those groups that are politically conservative
3. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Middle America
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of the US middle class
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