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Meaning of MIDLAND

Pronunciation:  'midlund, 'midlund

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the interior part of a country
  2. [n]  a town in west central Texas
  3. [adj]  of or coming from the middle of a region or country; "upcountry districts"

MIDLAND is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: inland, interior, upcountry
 See Also: country, inside, interior, land, Lone-Star State, state, Texas, town, TX



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mid"land\, a.
    1. Being in the interior country; distant from the coast or
       seashore; as, midland towns or inhabitants. --Howell.
    2. Surrounded by the land; mediterranean.
             And on the midland sea the French had awed.
  2. \Mid"land\, n.
    The interior or central region of a country; -- usually in
    the plural. --Drayton.
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