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Midwest

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Pronunciation: /mɪdˈwɛst
 
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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

1
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.

Midwesterner

2
noun
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.

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