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Middle West

Middle West′ern adj.
Middle West′ern·er n.

Middle West

(Placename) another name for the Midwest



1. Also called Middle West. a region in the N central United States, including the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Mid′west′ern•er, n.
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Noun1.Middle West - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)middle west - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
Rustbelt - urban areas in New England and Midwest characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
IL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United States
Hoosier State, Indiana, IN - a state in midwestern United States
Hawkeye State, IA, Iowa - a state in midwestern United States
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
Great Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State, MI - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
Gopher State, Minnesota, North Star State, MN - a midwestern state
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
Badger State, WI, Wisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United States
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He already knew how to breathe into his glowing rhyme the very spirit of the region where we were both native, and in him the Middle West has its true poet, who was much more than its poet, who had a rich and tender imagination, a lovely sense of color, and a touch even then securely and fully his own.
Joe Larrabee came out of the post-oak flats of the Middle West pulsing with a genius for pictorial art.
The Granger movement was at that time a strong political factor in the Middle West, and its blind fear of patents and "monopolies" was turned aggressively against the Bell Company.
A cowboy film was run off, and a French comic; then came a rural drama situated somewhere in the Middle West.
Implementing agency : Daegu Metropolitan City Office of Education 10000000000000000 days Middle West
Iggy Pop brought punk to the Middle West, shirtless or not.
Michigan House is spearheaded by Creative Many Michigan -- a Detroit-based statewide economic development organization for the arts, culture and creative and design industries -- and produced by Middle West.
And Spanish fashion retailer Mango has already opened a new store on the Middle West Mall in the centre.
Laudatory reviews in prominent newspapers and magazines, well-attended lectures in places such as Chicago's Newberry Library, and an upwelling of the historically minded sons and daughters of the Great Valley quickly produced results: the launch in 2014 of the Middle West Review, an interdisciplinary journal with a strong historical component, and published by the University of Nebraska Press (albeit apparently without any Buffett money); the birth a few months later of the Midwestern History Association, with Jon Lauck as president, joined by hundreds of enthusiastic allies and friends; and the recent creation by that association of the Jon Gjerde Prize for the best new book in Midwestern history.
Alison Styles, vice-president Sales & Marketing EMEA and Adrian Hearn, regional director of Sales for the Middle West, both from Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, also attended the event together with Omar Al Kasem, director of VIP accounts at Al Basel Group.
In 1900 the northwestern American states were still very sparsely populated, but Weyerhaeuser anticipated growth in the future and negotiated a favourable freight rate with Hill to ship lumber back to the markets of the middle west.
This is a history of the Middle West Side of Manhattan--once known as Hell's Kitchen and the home of poor white immigrants and now, with its significantly more upscale population, referred to as the Clinton Historic District of New York City--from 1894 to 1914.