Midwest

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Midwest the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
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Usage

In literature:

There are, in a small Midwest town like Wetona, just two kinds of girls.
"One Basket" by Edna Ferber
They have a well-known nut that has been taking premiums in our midwest.
"Northern Nut Growers Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Over the Midwest the homestead idea was spreading rapidly to farm and hamlet and city.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
He said one of the fellows had once played on one of the Midwest Leagues.
"The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
Drought in the Midwest.
"Summer Snow Storm" by Adam Chase
Slaughterhouses in Chicago stopped and cattle starved to death in their pens, because farmers in the Midwest couldn't cut hay or harvest grain.
"Watchbird" by Robert Sheckley
Since she desired college training, it was certainly easier and simpler for her to have it at Midwest than elsewhere.
"The Preliminaries" by Cornelia A. P. Comer
American, sure, but no way could she have been corn-fed Midwest like her surname.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
And I couldn't reach his Valkyrie of the Midwest, either.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Located in selected States, primarily in the East and Midwest, the program accepts out-of-town clients.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
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In news:

HANOVER – William Joseph "Joe" Geiger , 86, of Hanover, died Monday, Oct 22, 2012, at Midwest Medical Center in Galena.
People from the Carolinas to the Midwest to New England, including Maryland, knew the Aug 23, 2011, 5.8 magnitude earthquake was rare as soon as they felt its rumblings.
For the folks in the Midwest it is damn near apocalyptic.
More than 400 portable pumps helping to relieve floodwaters in the Midwest.
Godwin Pumps has more than 400 of its portable diesel-driven and electric submersible pumps working to relieve floodwaters inundating the Midwest.
This year, the first ever Grand River Rally in Urich attracted bikers not just from the metro but from all around the Midwest.
Fire destroyed a number of homes in this neighborhood in Midwest City, OK, Friday, April 10, 2009.
Scouts on Day 2 of the eastern leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour trekked from Fishers, IN, to Bloomington, IL.
Will play Midwest in road game this Friday at 7 pm.
Investors in Midwest Energy Partners await gusher .
Wind gust of 62 mph at 10:08 pm, Midwest City, a report from public to National Weather Service.
Center City church performance part of Midwest Tour.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is denouncing what he calls the " gutter politics" of his opponents as he turns his campaign focus from Florida to the Midwest.
Growing up in the Midwest, cookies played a major part of my December.
He comes to the MidWest after three years of anchoring and reporting at the CBS affiliate in Reno, NV.
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In science:

The 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference included a panel discussion devoted to open problems and the general direction of future research in f ields related to the main themes of the conference.
Future Directions of Research in Geometry: A Summary of the Panel Discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference
Most of the panel discussion related to the main theme of the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference, namely the work of Thomas P.
Future Directions of Research in Geometry: A Summary of the Panel Discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference
This paper is a contribution to the Proceedings of the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference in honor of Thomas P.
Future Directions of Research in Geometry: A Summary of the Panel Discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference
Editor’s note: As we noted above, Jim Branson posed the question “What does all of this have to do with physics?” In the weeks following the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference, Stanley Deser, of Brandeis University, has provided us with a short essay which comments on ways in which Tom Branson’s work relates to physics.
Future Directions of Research in Geometry: A Summary of the Panel Discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference
This paper is based in part on notes the editor took during the panel discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference.
Future Directions of Research in Geometry: A Summary of the Panel Discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference
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