General American(redirected from Standard midwestern)
Related to Standard midwestern: General American English
any of various forms of American English popularly thought to reflect few regional peculiarities: usu. including the speech of all parts of the U.S. except the South (the Southern and southern Midland dialects), E New England, and the New York City area.
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