from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The area between the foreground and background in a painting, drawing, or photograph. Also called middle ground.
- n. Sports A division of competition in racing with events usually ranging from 400 meters to 1,500 meters or from 440 yards to 1 mile.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See Middle-ground.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the part of a scene between the foreground and the background
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