Translation of "the Middle East" - English-Spanish dictionary

the Middle East

noun uk us US also the Mideast uk us /ˌmɪdˈiːst/

the area from the eastern Mediterranean to Iran, including Syria, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Iraq, and sometimes also Egypt

el Oriente Medio
He worked in the Middle East for ten years.
→ Compare the Far East
Middle Eastern adjective uk us


(Translation of “the Middle East” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)