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

  • n. The middle course or way.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A third way; a middle course, a compromise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the middle way; -- a name applied to their own position by the Anglican high-churchmen, as being between the Roman Catholic Church and what they term extreme Protestantism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a middle way between two extremes


Latin : via, way + media, feminine of medius, middle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin via media ("middle way"). (Wiktionary)


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