Middle America

Middle America
Middle American. —Middle-American, adj.
1. average middle-class Americans as a group, as distinguished from the rich or poor or the politically extreme.
2. the Midwest.
3. continental North America S of the U.S., comprising Mexico, Central America, and usually the West Indies. 92,000,000; 1,060,118 sq. mi. (2,745,705 sq. km).

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      the isthmian tract between the southern Rocky Mountains and the northern tip of the Andes (or, generally, from the southern border of the United States to the northern border of Colombia), marking the territorial transition from North America to South America. The difference between this designation and “Central America” is that Middle America includes Mexico; sometimes it also includes the Caribbean islands.

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