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Midwest Syllabification: Mid·west
Pronunciation: /midˈwest/

Definition of Midwest in English:

The region of northern states of the US from Ohio west to the Rocky Mountains. Formerly called Far West.

Derivatives

Midwestern

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Pronunciation: /ˌmidˈwestərn/
adjective
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.

Words that rhyme with Midwest

abreast, arrest, attest, beau geste, behest, bequest, best, blessed, blest, breast, Brest, Bucharest, Budapest, celeste, chest, contest, crest, digest, divest, guest, hest, infest, ingest, jest, lest, molest, nest, northwest, pest, prestressed, protest, quest, rest, self-addressed, self-confessed, self-possessed, southwest, suggest, test, Trieste, unaddressed, unexpressed, unimpressed, unpressed, unstressed, vest, west, wrest, zest

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