What does Midland mean?

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ˈmɪd ləndMid·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Midlandnoun

    a town in west central Texas

  2. midlandadjective

    the interior part of a country

  3. interior, midland, upcountryadjective

    of or coming from the middle of a region or country

    "upcountry districts"


  1. midlandnoun

    The region of a country not near the borders; the interior.

  2. midlandadjective

    Resembling or relating to the interior region of a country.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Midlandadjective

    being in the interior country; distant from the coast or seashore; as, midland towns or inhabitants

  2. Midlandadjective

    surrounded by the land; mediterranean

  3. Midlandnoun

    the interior or central region of a country; -- usually in the plural


  1. Midland

    Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. A small portion of the city extends into Martin County. As of the 2010 census, the population of Midland was 111,147, and a 2011 estimate of 113,931, making it the twenty-eighth most populous city in the state of Texas. Due to the oil boom in Midland, certain officials have estimated the population to be hovering around 155,000 to 165,000. The Midland metropolitan area's, composed of Midland County, population grew 4.6 percent to 151,662 between July 1, 2011 and July 1, 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It is the principal city of the Midland, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Midland County. The metropolitan area is also a component of the larger Midland–Odessa, Texas Combined Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 274,002 as of July 1, 2010. People in Midland are called Midlanders. Midland was originally founded as the midway point between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railroad in 1881. The city has received national recognition as the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush, and the onetime home of former President George H.W. Bush, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Barbara Bush.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Midland' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4050

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Midland in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Midland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Midland in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Scott Sheffield:

    I personally think (Texas) shale oil will out survive LNG projects around the world, it'll survive new exploration projects, and they'll survive essentially all other shale plays in the U.S. in the Midland Basin, the world needs the Permian Basin. And so eventually supply-demand's going to reset. And the longer it stays lower, oil prices are going to bounce back even quicker.

  2. Beto O'Rourke:

    That's a game-changer, midland County's just wrong. Interests are paying for access. And Midland County's confusing to people -- is my member of Congress voting for this interest or corporation or are they for me ?

  3. Mark White:

    The rest of the world is sweeping past us. The oil and gas of the Texas future is the well-educated mind. But we are still worried about whether Midland can beat Odessa at football.

  4. Marc Perry:

    Population growth this decade was almost entirely in metro areas, texas is a good example of this, where parts of the Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas Fort Worth, Midland and Odessa metro areas had population growth, whereas many of the state's other counties had population declines.

  5. Barbara Bush:

    When I was born in Midland, Texas, my little eyes opened and there I was, probably crying and trying to get a little oxygen, i looked up, and Barbara Bush was there. I didn't know it at the time, but I won the lottery.

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    irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    • A. currish
    • B. lacerate
    • C. motile
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