Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a region of the U. S. generally including states of the upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes region lying north of the Ohio River and the southern boundaries of Kansas and Missouri and between the western boundary of Pennsylvania and the eastern boundaries of Montana; Wyoming; and Colorado.

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  • adj. situated in the northern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region
  • adj. being in or of a region of the United States generally including states of the upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes region lying north of the Ohio River and the southern boundaries of Kansas and Missouri and between the western boundary of Pennsylvania and the eastern boundaries of Montana and Wyoming and Colorado

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Examples

  • The Juárez cartel controls Juárez, Chihuahua, and Navojoa, Sonora (north-central Mexico), and the smuggling into Texas.

    Safety in lakeside

  • We plan to move somewhere in the north-central area again.

    Cuernavaca

  • ALERT: 10: 55 A.M.: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for D.C., eastern Montgomery, north-central Prince George's and central Howard counites until 11: 15 a.m.

    Flash flood warning extended until 4:30 p.m.

  • Photographs by Caroline Allison for The Wall Street Journal Jack Fry's in Louisville But once the last guests have emptied from the Churchill Downs infield, the north-central Kentucky town is just as happy having a quiet evening to itself.

    Days at the Races

  • And every year for the Kentucky Derby, the north-central Kentucky town plays the gracious host who enjoys breaking out the seersucker and big hats and offering up mint juleps

    My Old Kentucky Home

  • The Japanese team found deep-sea mud containing high concentrations of rare-earth elements and yttrium at numerous sites throughout the southeastern and north-central parts of the Pacific Ocean, the journal said in its online edition over the weekend.

    Rare-Earth Reserves Are Found on Pacific Ocean Floor

  • A Phoenix ordinance banning charity dining halls in residential neighborhoods withstood a challenge by a north-central Phoenix church.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Charity – Not In My Backyard!

  • It is simply enormous, Hill said during a visit to this U.S. base near the north-central city of Tikrit.

    U.S. official: Election of 'enormous' importance to Iraq

  • For the third consecutive year, the stage is set for potential widespread, record flooding in the north-central United States, said Jack Hayes, director of the weather service, at a press breifing on Thursday.

    Forecast: Almost half the USA at risk for spring flooding

  • Several small earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 1.8 to 3.8 have rattled the north-central Arkansas cities of Greenbrier and Guy this week, and the cause is unknown.

    30 Mysterious Earthquakes Shake Arkansas Towns

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