Middle Atlantic States


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Middle Atlantic States

also Mid-At·lan·tic States  (mĭd′ăt-lăn′tĭk)
A region of the eastern United States including New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and usually Delaware and Maryland.
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Middle Atlantic States

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Middle States

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(Placename) the states of New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey
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Mid′dle Atlan′tic States′


n.pl.
New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
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Peak leaf color usually starts to fade in the East and Middle Atlantic States. However, it's just beginning in the middle and southern Appalachians.
Musselman and Wiggins describe some of the most common edible plants, native and introduced, of the Middle Atlantic states and the Northeast.
The worsening storm stretched fromeastern Texasto theCarolinas, and is likely to reach the Middle Atlantic states by late Wednesday,NationalWeatherServicemeteorologist Roger Edwards said.
Musselman (botany, Old Dominion U.) and Wiggins (environmental science, US Army Corps of Engineers) describe some of the most common edible plants, native and introduced, of the Middle Atlantic states and the Northeast.
Hurricane Sandy was the most destructive force of nature to hit the Middle Atlantic States in 200 years and one of the most financially expensive in the history of the entire United States.
Best Co.'s online financial system, boat insurers issued $2.8 billion in direct premiums in 2011, and about one-quarter of that was written in the Middle Atlantic states, where Sandy did the most damage.
In both studies, they used 7 years of combined data (1999-2005) for Medicare beneficiaries from two Middle Atlantic States, who qualified for pharmaceutical assistance programs, to look at the relative risk for a specific cardiovascular event, (heart attack, stroke, heart failure, revascularization, and out-of-hospital cardiac death), a gastrointestinal (GI) event (upper or lower bleeding, or bowel obstruction), acute kidney injury, liver toxicity, bone fractures, and three composite safety measures (cardiovascular event, fracture, and GI tract bleeding).
Now available in English for the first time, A Young Dutchman Views Post-Civil War America is the personal journal of a Claude Augustus Crommelin, whose travels in the post-Civil War United States spanned New York, the Middle Atlantic States, the Upper Mississippi Valley, and the battered South.
Irene is expected to be a brutal test for Middle Atlantic States, which haven't seen a hurricane since 1999.
Factory activity in Middle Atlantic states braked sharply in April and the number of Americans claiming new jobless benefits fell less than expected, implying the economy was struggling to regain momentum.
Construction on the 1.3 million-square-foot facility, located about 80 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., is expected to begin in spring 2011; order shipments, primarily to customers in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic states, are expected to begin in summer 2012.

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