Middle East meaning

WMiddle East
  • The Middle East (also called the Mid East) is a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt. The corresponding adjective is Middle-Eastern and the derived noun is Middle-Easterner.
  • The history of the Middle East dates back to ancient times, and the region has generally been a major center of world affairs.
Middle East
Middle East

    Definition of Middle East in English Dictionary

  • Proper nounPREmid-
    1. (dated) The region between the Near East and the Far East.
      1. The region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Reports indicate that tensions have flared up in the Middle East again.
          • The ambassador-at-large was designated to the Middle East as a region, rather than to a specific country.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is the first betacoronavirus lineage C member isolated from humans.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • In the 1970s, Sino-Soviet rivalry also spread to Africa and the Middle East.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Proper nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en Middle Eastern
        2. en Middle Easterner
        3. en Middle Easternize
        4. en Middle Easterners
        5. en Middle Easternism
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of Middle East for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this idiom "Middle East" is a noun, more specifically, a proper noun.
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