Middle East

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Middle East the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
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Usage

In literature:

Not till the middle Of June 1726 did Behring reach the capital of East Siberia.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
The upshot was, as already stated, that the Near and Middle East were subjected to European political domination as never before.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
In the middle of breakfast Carrie Littlefield, the captain of the East Side, walked slowly along the soph.
"A Little Miss Nobody" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Sometime after the middle of October, he had returned to the East.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
East of the middle range it was nothing but extreme cold, west it had been one long storm.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
He separated his party; La Salle took the west passage, and Tonty and another lieutenant the middle and the east.
"Heroes of the Middle West" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Most of the region's countries are wary of U.S. efforts to promote democracy in Iraq and the Middle East.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
This is the slow, sleepy pace of the Middle East we used to read about.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It is on or near the dividing line of East and Middle Tennessee.
"Our Battery" by Orlando P. Cutter
In 1527 the Earl of Angus had L100 for the East and a similar sum for the Middle March.
"Border Raids and Reivers" by Robert Borland
He was also used in appeals for world peace and other slogans directed at the Muslim countries in the Middle East.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
Much of the East is in the prime of middle age, some of it senile.
"In the Oregon Country" by George Palmer Putnam
The old travellers of the Middle Ages dreamed of finding this land somewhere in the far East.
"Children's Stories in American Literature, 1660-1860" by Henrietta Christian Wright
The watershed of the province runs from east to west across the middle of the province, along the line of the Orange canal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
During the north-east monsoon, from the middle of October to the middle of April, dry weather prevails and the thermometer averages from 77 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
She certainly does look middling, but maybe, as you say, it is this unnatural east wind.
"Plashers Mead" by Compton Mackenzie
So we separated after we had arrived at the middle of the east wall.
"The Frontier Boys in the Grand Canyon" by Wyn Roosevelt
The frontier was divided into the East, Middle and West Marches, each under the control of an English and a Scots warden.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
About the middle of June the division was ordered up to take over the sector east of us in Alsace.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
Down through the territory, east of the middle, runs north and south the main range of the Rocky Mountains.
"The Red Mustang" by William O. Stoddard
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In news:

Now able to produce materials locally for the rapidly growing tile market in the Middle East and North Africa.
A Southern Californian man behind an anti-Muslim film, which sparked a deadly uproar across the Middle East earlier this year, was sentenced to a year in prison over violation of his probation terms on Wednesday.
Middle East conflict, thinking on fluoride, choice vs mandate, on the flipside , family sustainability.
How worried are you about escalating tensions in the Middle East.
Ambassador, Fluent in Arabic, Built Career in Middle East.
Wellness Natural Pet Food donates treats to dogs serving in the Middle East.
Wellness Natural Pet Food recently showed its support for the military's working dogs serving in the Middle East.
Anthony Shadid was one of the finest reporters in the Middle East.
A Dangerous Passage Through the Chaos of the Middle East by Charles Glass Atlantic Monthly Press, 510 pp.
Several countries in the Middle East showed positive trends.
The Middle East Didn't Really Get Any Freer in 2011.
Shiite religious parties that are Iran's closest allies in the Middle East control Iraq's central government and the country's oil-rich south.
Topping tech headlines Thursday, another cyber threat hit the Middle East, aimed at stealing personal details, including banking information.
Marketo yesterday announced the appointment of Fergus Gloster as its managing director of Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA).
Billions can't buy peace in the Middle East.
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In science:

Osman Ya ˘gan (S’07) received the B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey) in 2007, and the Ph.D degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD in 2011.
Zero-one laws for connectivity in random key graphs
Vergili Middle East Technical University, Physics Department, Ankara, Turkey I.V.
Combined search for the quarks of a sequential fourth generation
SESAME: Jordan is the first country from the Middle East to join the elite group of countries possessing a synchrotron light source .
The world of synchrotrons
This became possible as Germany decided to generously gift the BESSY-I, a 800M eV synchrotron, fully functioning since 1982 in Berlin, to the region of Middle East.
The world of synchrotrons
The Pro ject is known by the acronym SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) .
The world of synchrotrons
The upcoming joint synchrotron radiation facility, which would be the first regional centre for cooperation in basic research in the Middle East will also serve as a seed for an International Centre built around the facility.
The world of synchrotrons
In the Middle East and North Africa, it has become fairly common for dual-purpose facilities to produce both electricity and water.
Extraction of Freshwater and Energy from Atmosphere
Alexandria was well placed for trade with the Middle East.
Eratosthenes and Pliny, Greek geometry and Roman follies
Author is with Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey.
Deadbeat control: construction via sets
Alan, Hardy spaces on hyperconvex domains, Ankara, Middle East Technical University , 2003. M. B.
Poletsky-Stessin-Hardy spaces in the plane
He has 7 years of experience in the field of Mobile communication networks in MCCI which is the biggest Mobile operator in Middle East.
A Framework For Performance Evaluation Of ASIPS In Network-Based IDS
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