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Mid·west(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.
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(Placename) of or relating to the Midwest of the US or its inhabitants
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(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 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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