Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • preposition Surrounded by; in the middle of.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the middle; in the midst.
  • In the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; mingled with; among. See amidst.
  • Synonyms Amid, Among, etc. See among.
  • Combining forms of amide (which see).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • preposition See amidst.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • preposition Surrounded by; in the middle of; in the center of.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English : a-, in; see a– + mid, middle (from Old English midde, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots).]

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From a- +‎ mid.

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