midwestern United States

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Noun1.midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)midwestern United States - 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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I can't take the risk of my new bestie turning out to be some pervy, middle aged bloke in a too-tight sci-fi t-shirt, typing away at his keyboard, somewhere in the American mid-west, from deep inside his parents basement.
Dean was everybody's image of the scrawny kid from the rough and tumble American mid-West, who took Hollywood by the short and curlies and never let go until he achieved stardom, just months before his tragic death in 1955.
Cue pooing in the swimming pool, floating in a vat of margarita, chatting up shop mannequins and collecting an Olympian amount of pornography from every deserted supermarket he stumbles upon while making his away across the parched American mid-west.
The setting is the American Mid-West where we meet Jerry (Reynolds), a lowly worker in a toilet factory.
A TEAM from Birmingham law firm SGH Martineau enjoyed a transatlantic trip to the American Mid-West to address new clients.
AN old Welsh folk tale relocated to the American Mid-West, The Bloody Ballad is a mix of horror, rock and fairytale.
Described as "part horror story, part rock gig, part folk-lore," The Bloody Ballad Of Mary Maid is a dark and brutal tale originating from Romany gypsies living in 18th century Wales, mixed with Rivers' love for rockabilly and blues music and updated and relocated to the American Mid-West.
The rough and ready trucks, almost ubiquitous in the Aussie outback and American mid-west, have become increasingly popular in the UK in recent years and are often expected to be the family runaround as well as the work wheels.
An Inconvenient Amish Zombie: Left Behind the DaVinci Diet Code Truth" is a blend of the many thrillers and threats to our livelihood as Tom Smucker composes a unique and fun read that romps over Paris and the American Mid-West.
Set in the American mid-west just before World War I - and breathtakingly beautiful - it follows the scheme devised by runaways Richard Gere and Brooke Adams.
Sandi teams up on vocals with blues axeman Joe Bonamassa for a sound which could provide the backdrop to the story of truck drivers in the American mid-West.

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