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us: Middle West


  • Here are entered works on the region of the United States between the Rocky Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains and north of the Ohio River and the southern border of Missouri and Kansas, generally including the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
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    • us: American Midwest
    • us: Central States
    • us: Central States Region
    • us: Midwest
    • us: Midwest States
    • us: Midwestern States
    • us: North Central Region
    • us: North Central States
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      • found: LC database, Apr. 27, 2005 (Central States timber resources; The Central States national bank notes by counties; Forestation of strip-mined land in the Central States; Real estate atlas of the Central States; Furniture manufacturing and wood use in the north central region; The North Central States; The used book lover's guide to the Central States : Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississipi, and Alabama; Lessons in gardening for the Central States region)
      • found: The American Midwest : an interpretive encyclopedia, c2007.
      • found: Archaeology in America, 2009: v. 2, t.p. (Midwest) v. 2, p. 32 (the American Midwest; North American Midwest)
      • found: Holmes, R.R. Flooding in the United States Midwest, 2008, 2010.
      • found: United States. Soil Conservation Service. Soil areas of the Midwest states, 1978.
      • found: Raguin, V.C. Stained glass before 1700 in the collections of the Midwest states, c2001.
      • found: The Columbia gazetteer of the world, c1998 (Midwest, region of the United States centered on the W Great Lakes and the upper-middle Mississippi valley. It is a somewhat imprecise term that has been applied to the N sect. of the land bet. the Appalachians and the Rocky Mts. More often it is restricted to the Old NW Territory and the neighboring states to the S border of Missouri, E of the Great Plains. Also called Middle West, it thus includes Ohio, Ind., Ill., Mich., Wis., Minn., Iowa, Mo., Kansas, and Nebr.)
      • found: Merriam-Webster online, Aug. 6, 2014 (Midwest: region N cen United States including area around Great Lakes & in upper Mississippi River valley from Ohio --sometimes considered to include Kentucky on the E to North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, & Kansas on the W)
      • found: Dictionary.com, Aug. 6, 2014 (Middle West: the region of the United States bounded on the W by the Rocky Mountains, on the S by the Ohio River and the S extremities of Missouri and Kansas, and on the E, variously, by the Allegheny Mountains, the E border of Ohio, or the E border of Illinois. Also called Midwest)
      • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 6, 2014: Midwestern United States (The Midwestern United States, or the Midwest, is one of the four U.S. geographic regions, as defined by the United States Census Bureau. Prior to June 1984 the area was named the North Central region by the Census Bureau. The region consists of 12 states in the north central United States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; American Midwest; The term Midwestern has been in use since the 1880s to refer to portions of the central U.S. A variant term, Middle West, has been used since the 19th century and remains relatively common.)
    • General Notes

      • Here are entered works on the region of the United States between the Rocky Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains and north of the Ohio River and the southern border of Missouri and Kansas, generally including the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
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      • 2005-04-27: new
      • 2014-10-11: revised
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