noun Date: 1555 1. the interior or central region of a country 2. capitalized a. the dialect of English spoken in the midland counties of England b. the dialect of English spoken in an area of the east central United States often divided into north Midland extending westward from an area including southern New Jersey; northern Delaware and Maryland; central and southern Pennsylvania; and central Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois and south Midland extending westward and southwestward from an area including the Appalachian regions of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia; and southern Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois • midland adjective, often capitalizedMidlander noun

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