Middle east

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Definition

the Middle East: the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran
noun

Middle-Eastern (culture): (culture) from the area around the eastern Mediterranean
adjective

Examples

  • "I'd really like to learn a new language or two, so I could operate more efficiently in, say, the Middle Eastern sector."
  • "A 12-hour ceasefire is declared in the Middle East;"
  • "Isn't that some sort of Middle Eastern bread?"
  • "What do you think of the war in the Middle East?"
  • "Hurricane Vanessa continues to wreak havoc all over the American Southeast, another suicide bombing on Mount Placid has caused panic in the Middle East, a new outbreak of avian flu is devastating the chicken industry in Ethiopia."

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