The area of the continental United States contained in the central third of the of the country, especially the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. (proper-noun)
Examples of word Midwest
MIDWEST U.S. - Strong storms including at least three tornadoes damaged or destroyed homes in parts of the Midwest, and rainfall brought fears of more misery to areas hard-hit by flooding last year.
The magic of fall color in the Midwest is as much science as it is the environment.
In 1926, in spite of being out of the way in a remote rural part of Indiana, the hottest jazz spot in the Midwest is the Blue Lantern Club on Hudson Lake.
One of the great things about living in the Midwest is all the houses have basements.
New Zealanders have learned to farm in what they call the Midwest's "big weather," which sometimes means supplementing grass with grain.