Meaning of “the Midlands” in the English Dictionary

"the Midlands" in British English

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the Midlandsnoun [ + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˈmɪd.ləndz/ us /ˈmɪd.ləndz/

the central part of England, including the cities of Birmingham, Coventry, Nottingham, and Derby

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adjective uk /ˈmɪd.lənd/ us /ˈmɪd.lənd/

He's got a real Midland accent.

(Definition of “the Midlands” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)