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Midwest Line breaks: Mid|west
Pronunciation: /mɪdˈwɛst/

Definition of Midwest in English:

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



Pronunciation: /mɪdˈwɛstən/
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.


Pronunciation: /mɪdˈwɛstənə/
Example sentences
  • As Midwesterners, we have - or should have - certain inalienable rights, primary among them the right to have eggs grilled in butter 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
  • We're all Midwesterners, I know, but sometimes when you listen to a true Chicagoan and catch a wafting note of the old Capone aroma, you know there's vast difference between Minneapolitans and Chicagoans.
  • The show was, after all, produced by Midwesterners - guys from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois - in a mall in Eden Prairie, just outside Minneapolis.

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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