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Middle West:

see MidwestMidwest
or Middle West,
region of the United States centered on the western Great Lakes and the upper-middle Mississippi valley. It is a somewhat imprecise term that has been applied to the northern section of the land between the Appalachians and the Rocky Mts.
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, Middle West
the N central part of the US; the region consisting of the states from Ohio westwards that border on the Great Lakes, often extended to include the upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys
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This tradition was no doubt related to the musical rituals imported by the Western Zhou court from the south during the middle Western Zhou period;(42) it is recorded in numerous inscriptions (particularly bells) from that period, combining music with rituals for summoning ancestral spirits to legitimize the ming.(43)
My friends looked like big America writ small in loving needlepoint: African-American men and women and Chinese-and Vietnamese- and Irish- and English-and French-Americans and one black teenager and one white child and Jewish and gentile and heterosexual and gay and lesbian and married and single and Southern and East Coast and Middle Western and nine years old to fifty-six, and nobody fighting and nobody bitter and nobody mad.
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