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 (mĭd-wĕst′) or Middle West
A region of the north-central United States around the Great Lakes and the upper Mississippi Valley. It is generally considered to include Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. The area is known for its rich farmlands and highly industrialized centers.

Mid·west′ern adj.
Mid·west′ern·er n.
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(ˈmɪdˈwɛstən) or

Middle Western

(Placename) of or relating to the Midwest of the US or its inhabitants
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(mɪdˈwɛs tərn)
(sometimes l.c.) of or pertaining to the Midwest.
Often, Middle Western.
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Adj.1.Midwestern - of a region of the United States generally including Ohiomidwestern - of a region of the United States generally including Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Iowa; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; and sometimes Michigan; Wisconsin; Minnesota; "a midwestern city"; "midwestern accent"
western - of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch"
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[ˈmɪdˌwestən] ADJ (US) → del mediooeste (de EEUU)
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A photo of him holding a sign with his birthday wish written on it was shared by a certain Stephanie Veitenheimer, a worker at the Brooksdale Midwestern assisted living community in Texas where Cuba resides.
Nashville sound meets Midwestern roots on Ben Wagner's stellar debut album, Midwestern Comfort.
'We're excited to incorporate the PlantBag[R] in the all-new Earthborn Holistic Venture line," says Jeff Nunn, president of Indiana-based Midwestern Pet Foods.
Schwartz "Midwestern Native Shrubs and Trees: Gardening Alternatives to Nonnative Species" is the companion volume to "The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Plants" and offers another indispensable instructional and reference guide to replacing nonnative plants with native alternatives with respect to the native woody species that are the backbone of Midwestern gardens and landscapes.
16 - a recommendation that would send Willamette back to the Midwestern League and Marist back to the Sky-Em League in what would be a drop down in classification levels for both teams.
From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism, 1920 - 1965 By Jon Lauck (University of Iowa Press, 2017)
His topics are the promise of Midwestern regionalism, the myth of the Midwestern "revolt from the village," the failed revolt against the revolt, the decline of Midwestern history, and against subordination and toward revival.
Concurrently with the acquisition, High Point, together with Midwestern Insurance Alliance, have partnered with QBE North America to administer a national workers' compensation and occupational accident insurance program.
Hartman Keiser explores the development of Midwestern and the Pennsylvania varieties of the language among its Old Order Amish speakers.

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