Definition of Midwest in English:


Syllabification: Mid·west
Pronunciation: /midˈwest
The region of northern states of the US from Ohio west to the Rocky Mountains. Formerly called Far West.



Pronunciation: /ˌmidˈwestərn/
More example sentences
  • I think that this election is going to go down to the wire, and I think it will be decided in the large industrial Midwestern states.
  • In the '70s in my Midwestern boyhood home, it was always shown to me that the world was made for grown-ups.
  • Let's look at Wisconsin, the showdown state in the primaries and a crucial Midwestern swing state in November.

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