Midlands
geographical name the central counties of England — usually considered to comprise Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, & part of the former county of Hereford and Worcester

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Midlands — Midlands, West Región de Gran Bretaña, en el centro E de Inglaterra, formada por los condados de Derbyshire, Llicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire y el condado metropolitano de West Midlands. Cap.,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Midlands — [mid′ləndz] highly industrialized region of central England, usually considered to include the present counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, & E Hereford and… …   English World dictionary

  • Midlands — rég. de G. B., plaine marneuse du centre de l Angleterre. L industr. s y est développée dès le XVIIIe s., grâce aux mines de fer (auj. épuisées) et de houille (auj. en déclin). Principaux centres: Birmingham, Nottingham …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Midlands — blau: Nordengland (Northern England) grün: Mittelengland (Midlands) gelb: Südengland (Southern England) Die Midlands (‚Mittelland‘) sind der zentrale Teil Englands rund um Birmingham. Sie entsprechen etwa dem mittelenglischen Tiefland, dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Midlands — There are several regions and places in the world known as the Midlands. These include: Midlands (England) Midlands, South Carolina, United States Midlands (Tasmania), Australia Midlands (Zimbabwe) Mittelland, Switzerland, see Swiss plateau… …   Wikipedia

  • Midlands — /mid leuhndz/, n.pl. the central part of England; the midland counties. * * * ▪ region, England, United Kingdom       region of central England, commonly subdivided into the East and the West Midlands. The East Midlands includes the historic and… …   Universalium

  • Midlands — 52° 42′ N 1° 30′ W / 52.7, 1.5 Les Midlands forme une région géographique du centre de l Anglete …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Midlands — [[t]mɪ̱dlənds[/t]] N PROPER COLL: the N The Midlands is the region or area in the central part of a country, in particular the central part of England. ...an engineering company in the Midlands …   English dictionary

  • Midlands — /ˈmɪdləndz/ (say midluhndz) plural noun 1. the central part of England; the midland counties including Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire. 2. a farming… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Midlands — Original name in latin Midlands Name in other language State code MU Continent/City Indian/Mauritius longitude 20.3325 latitude 57.55833 altitude 497 Population 4546 Date 2006 01 17 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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