Definition of North-central
1. Adjective. Being in or of a region of the United States generally including states of the upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes region lying north of the Ohio River and the southern boundaries of Kansas and Missouri and between the western boundary of Pennsylvania and the eastern boundaries of Montana and Wyoming and Colorado.
2. Adjective. Situated in the northern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region. "The north-central part of Russia"
Lexicographical Neighbors of North-central
Literary usage of North-central
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"North central division : Michigan and Iowa, through the state libraries. ... North central division : Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Of the north Atlantic states three require the subject, in the south Atlantic states five, in the north central states four, in the south central states ..."
3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1901)
"... NORTH CENTRAL STATES. State Conferences of Charities.— Missouri and Kansas have established state conferences of charities and correction during the ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It will be noticed that in the North Central Division alone, there are 79000; this being over seventy-five per cent of all foreign-born Hollanders. ..."