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Meaning of “the middle distance” in the English Dictionary

"the middle distance" in British English

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the middle distancenoun [S]

uk   us  
the ​part of a ​picture or a ​view that is neither very ​closenor very ​far away: From the ​top of the ​hill we could ​see the ​oceanfar away and, in the ​middledistance, a ​smalltown.
(Definition of the middle distance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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