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Middle West′ern adj.
Middle West′ern·er n.
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(Placename) another name for the Midwest
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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.adj.
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|Noun||1.||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
Great Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State, MI - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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