Definition of Midland

1. Noun. A town in west central Texas.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx

2. Adjective. Of or coming from the middle of a region or country. "Upcountry districts"
Exact synonyms: Interior, Upcountry
Similar to: Inland

3. Noun. The interior part of a country.
Group relationships: Country, Land, State
Generic synonyms: Inside, Interior

Definition of Midland

1. a. Being in the interior country; distant from the coast or seashore; as, midland towns or inhabitants.

2. n. The interior or central region of a country; -- usually in the plural.

Definition of Midland

1. Noun. The region of a country not near the borders; the interior. ¹

2. Adjective. Resembling or relating to the interior region of a country. ¹

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Definition of Midland

1. the middle part of a country [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midland

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Literary usage of Midland

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"[471] hereinafter appointed is directed to hold for cancellation such Illinois midland Railway bonds, when so surrendered, and to report the fact of such ..."

2. A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1400 by John Edwin Wells (1916)
"West midland: William of Palerne (c. 1350). West or South-West midland: Joseph of ... South-East midland: Tales of Chaucer and Gower; Titus and Vet- pasian ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"The argument on the part of Waring Brothers, to sustain the above provisions of the decree in regard to the 994 bonds, is that the Illinois midland bonds, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The origin of tha -en plural in the midland dialect, unknown to Old English, has been a matter of conjecture ; most probably it is an instance ol ..."

5. Report (1905)
"On land our minimum temperature was 12° higher than for midland. ... On the other hand maximum observations were 9.7° lower for midland 1.3° higher for Bay ..."

6. English Field Systems by Howard Levi Gray (1915)
"CHAPTER III EARLY IRREGULAR FIELDS WITHIN THE midland AREA IT is well known ... Several tracts of land within the midland area were in early days given over ..."

7. The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, John Paxton Norman (1860)
"THE midland RAILWAY COMPANY. June 13. _L HE first count of the declaration stated, that the defend- The plaintiff ants, before and at the time of the ..."

8. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Colin Blackburn Blackburn, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1853)
"York and North midland Railway Company was afterwards reversed, April 29, 1853. See post. 185:5. The QUEEN v. GREAT WESTERN Railway Company. ..."

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