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See also: midland
- A town in Maryland
- A city in Michigan
- A town in North Carolina
- A village in Ohio
- A town in Ontario, Canada
- A borough in Pennsylvania
- A city in Texas
- A census-designated place in Virginia
- A census-designated place in Washington
- From or pertaining to the Midlands.
1854, Report from the Select Committee on Conveyance of Mails by Railways, page 153:
- The second has a branch to Birmingham from Rugby, but the main use of it is to proceed over this very Midland line ; it turns off at Rugby, and goes by way of Leicester to Derby, and so on to the North.
1908, “Report of the Royal Commission on the Care and Control of the Feeble-Minded”, in (Please provide the title of the work), page 88:
- In the more Midland counties, there are thirteen ; in Staffordshire (Wolverhampton), one; in Warwick (Birmingham), seven; in Nottingham, three; in Leicester, one; and Northampton, one.
1923, “The Old Book Trade in Birmingham”, in The Publishers' Circular and Booksellers' Record, page 235:
- The obvious inference was that Midland culture found its centre in Lichfield, and that the only claim to distinction which the larger town could make was based on commercial grounds.