HyperDic: midwestern_united_states

English > 1 sense of the expression midwestern United States:
NOUNlocationmidwestern United States, Midwest, middle westthe north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
English > midwestern United States: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America).
SynonymsMidwest, middle west
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsIllinois, Prairie State, Land of Lincoln, IL, Ill.A midwestern state in north-central United States
Indiana, Hoosier State, IN, Ind.A state in midwestern United States
Iowa, Hawkeye State, IA, Ia.A state in midwestern United States
Kansas, Sunflower State, KS, Kan.A state in midwestern United States
Michigan, Wolverine State, Great Lakes State, MI, Mich.A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
Minnesota, Gopher State, North Star State, MN, Minn.A midwestern state
Missouri, Show Me State, MO, Mo.A midwestern state in central United States
Nebraska, Cornhusker State, NE, Neb.A midwestern state on the Great Plains
Ohio, Buckeye State, OHA midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
Rustbelturban areas in New England and Midwest characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles)
Wisconsin, Badger State, WI, Wis., Wisc.A midwestern state in north central United States
SpanishMidwest

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