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the middle distancenoun [S]

uk   /ˌmɪd.əl ˈdɪs.təns/ us   /ˌmɪd.əl ˈdɪs.təns/
the part of a picture or a view that is neither very close nor very far away: From the top of the hill we could see the ocean far away and, in the middle distance, a small town.

middle-distanceadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌmɪd.əlˈdɪs.təns/ us   /ˌmɪd.əlˈdɪs.təns/
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