Definition of Midwest
1. Noun. The north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America).
Terms within: Rustbelt, Il, Illinois, Land Of Lincoln, Prairie State, Hoosier State, In, Indiana, Hawkeye State, Ia, Iowa, Kansas, Ks, Sunflower State, Great Lakes State, Mi, Michigan, Wolverine State, Gopher State, Minnesota, Mn, North Star State, Missouri, Mo, Show Me State, Cornhusker State, Ne, Nebraska, Buckeye State, Oh, Ohio, Badger State, Wi, Wisconsin
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Definition of Midwest
1. Proper noun. The area of the continental United States contained in the central third of the of the country, especially the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. ¹
2. Noun. (alternative spelling of Midwest) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Midwest
Literary usage of Midwest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Information and Communication Technologies and Rural Development by Philip Wade (2001)
"I. The midwest programme for ICT and emphasis on rural areas The midwest of Ireland is better known as the Shannon Region, embracing the statutory region of ..."
2. Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade (1998) edited by Paula Altman (1999)
"73 midwest Renewable Energy Association PO Box 249 Amherst, WI 54406 (715) ... Hosts the midwest Renewable Energy Fair every June at the Portage County ..."
3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1915)
"midwest OIL CO. passed providing for withdrawals under certain conditions, and providing that "all withdrawals heretofore made and now existing are hereby ..."
4. Brazil by Anton Jakob, Fernanda Cordoeiro, Claus Jäke (1999)
"S.nti.oo THE midwest The Centro Oest. or midwest. is comprised of the states of Mato Grosso. Mato Grosso do Sul and Goias. and within Goias. the Distrito ..."