Definition of Mid-atlantic

1. Adjective. Of a region of the United States generally including Delaware; Maryland; Virginia; and usually New York; Pennsylvania; New Jersey. "Mid-Atlantic states"

Exact synonyms: Middle Atlantic
Similar to: Eastern



Definition of Mid-atlantic

1. Proper noun. The middle of the East Coast of the United States. ¹

2. Proper noun. The middle of the Atlantic Ocean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mid-atlantic

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micturition syncope
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Literary usage of Mid-atlantic

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... (Mid Atlantic), the sole habitat of the ск-V- presence of dugongs and the absence of seals. ... Mid Atlantic ..."

2. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society (1868)
"On Air from off the Mid-Atlantic, and from some London Law Courts. By R. ANGUS SMITH, Pn.D., FRS, &c., President. Bead February zoth, 1866. ..."

3. The Story of Nineteenth-century Science by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"In the great majority of cases, for example, in the north-temperate zone, a storm-centre (with WATERSPOUTS IN mid-atlantic its attendant local whirl) ..."

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