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English definition of “the Midwest”

the Midwest

noun uk   /ˌmɪdˈwest/ us  
an area in the US that includes Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas: A tornado destroyed grain crops across much of the Midwest.Named regions of countries
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