east-central east-central

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of a region of the United States generally including Kentucky, West Virginia

Usage(s):

  1. A week after Fay hit Florida, thousands of acres of citrus groves, particularly in the grapefruit belt on the east-central coast, remain under water.
  2. When the allies reached Hwachon and Inje, across the parallel on the east-central front, they cut off an estimated 60,000 Chinese from escape by road.

News

  1. Woman found dead in swimming pool

    Oakland -- A woman from rural east-central Illinois has died after she was found in a swimming pool at her home.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WAND TV 17 Decatur

  2. Rural Illinois woman dies after found in pool

    A woman from rural east-central Illinois has died after she was found in a swimming pool at her home.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS4 Quad Cities

Quotes

  1. "I know this is the biggest economic development opportunity for east-central Illinois in decades, so Merry Christmas Mattoon," said Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who arrived in town after the announcement.
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: FOXNews

  2. "While I have been sharing these concerns with my colleagues for some time now, they have had difficulty grasping what this will mean not only to East-Central Florida, but to the entire state. My colleagues in the Senate haven't seemed to grasp the...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Dave Weldon Source: Space Ref (press release)

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