Definition of Middle east

1. Noun. The area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century. "The Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"

Definition of Middle east

1. Proper noun. The region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa. ¹

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Medical Definition of Middle east

1. The countries of southwest asia and northeastern africa usually considered as extending from libya on the west to afghanistan on the east. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Middle East

middle cluneal nerves
middle colic artery
middle colic lymph nodes
middle colic vein
middle collateral artery
middle constrictor muscle of pharynx
middle costotransverse ligament
middle cranial fossa
middle cuneiform bone
middle distance
middle ear
middle ear ventilation
middle ears
middle east (current term)
middle eight
middle ethmoidal air cells
middle ethmoidal sinuses
middle finger
middle fingers
middle frontal convolution
middle frontal gyrus
middle frontal sulcus
middle game
middle genicular artery
middle glossoepiglottic fold
middle gray layer of superior colliculus
middle ground
middle group of mesenteric lymph nodes

Literary usage of Middle east

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: 2005 Review by International Energy Agency (2005)
"The development of gas export routes from the Caspian and the middle east through South-East Europe has made good progress. ..."

2. Transactions by American Ethnological Society (1860)
"Hence the explosion ; the accumulation of gas being from the middle east way and Maddox's bord. The reason he thought the first explosion •was not a serious ..."

3. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"Developments In The middle east, July, 1984: Hearings before the Subcomm. on Europe and the middle east of the House Comm. on Foreign Affairs, 98th Cong., ..."

4. Change Is the Rule: Practical Actions for Change: On Target, on Time, on Budget by Winford E. Holland (2000)
"Its big order came not from the Far East but from the middle east while it was in the process of looking for an office site in the Far East. ..."

5. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Beirut International Airport Is ».не of the most important traffic centres In the middle east. Numerous International air services to all parts of the world ..."

6. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"Africa, middle east, Persian Gulf edition. Cairo. * ZAN 252 Statement of file: Y. 1, no. 1-52; June 10, 1943-June 1, 1944. v. 2, no. 1-52; June 8, ..."

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