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- adj. Alternative capitalization of Midwestern
- adj. Of or pertaining to any region identified as midwest
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Midwest region of the U. S., generally including Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Iowa; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; and sometimes Michigan; Wisconsin; Minnesota.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of a region of the United States generally including Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Iowa; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; and sometimes Michigan; Wisconsin; Minnesota
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Though it might be a stretch to call him happy at the outset of the film, Larry is certainly comfortable with his roots planted in midwestern suburban America.
It's created a culture shift, especially in midwestern and Blue Dog states.
Obama wins NC by less than 5% after being up 18% just 2 weeks ago, he loses Indiana by more than 5 points to continue his oh-fer in midwestern industrial states he doesn't live in, he will be solidly behind both Clinton AND McCain in the national polling after this weekend .... and he'll still win the nomination just by attrition due to the idiotic Democratic primary rules.
Obviously, they are not great decision makers, otherwise they wouldn't be living in midwestern shacks needing an $18 a month savings in gasoline to make ends meet.
Roberts said he associated Rehnquist with a certain midwestern stubbornness.
There was never a more friendly or accessible pro, or one more beloved in midwestern fandom, so his loss was deeply felt.
Which attributes/styles/techniques are so thoroughly possessed, so thoroughly identified as midwestern that anyone out of region is merely imitating?
Ann's from Delaware and I complimented her by calling her midwestern!
First, she was from New York, then from Arkansas, then from Pennsylvania, now she's "midwestern" from Chicago.
I'm not trying to sound like I'm from a particular town or city that would be awfully hard and pointless to boot just trying to hit the broad set of features common to the stereotypical flat "midwestern" accent.