midland

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English mydlonde, equivalent to mid- +‎ land.

Noun[edit]

midland (plural midlands)

  1. The region of a country not near the borders; the interior.
    • 2007, Kye-hyŏng Pak, A Life (→ISBN), page 166:
      The City of Daejeon: the capital of Choongnam Province in the midland of Korea, now it is expanded to be a Metropolitan City.

Adjective[edit]

midland (not comparable)

  1. Resembling or relating to the interior region of a country.

Usage notes[edit]

  • There are several towns (and regions of the United States and United Kingdom) named Midland or Midlands.