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Definition(s):

  1. (adj) 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. (adj) situated in the northern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region

Usage(s):

  1. In the first march, beginning in Haft-e Tir square in north-central Tehran, opposition marchers well outnumbered regime supporters.
  2. In a stretch of dune country in north-central Sinai, at a vital road junction called Abu Aweigila, the Egyptians threw their one fierce punch.
  3. First, Keith Sexton feared the summer drought would reduce his corn crops at his farm near Fort Dodge, Iowa, in the north-central part of the state.

News

  1. NARCOG names new executive director

    After operating roughly a year-and-a-half without a permanent director, the North-central Alabama Regional Council of Governments can now say they have one.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Cullman Times

  2. Friend Fest 2013: Close to 2,000 attend weekend’s performances

    NAPPANEE — The two-day WFRN Friend Fest was the place to be in north-central Indiana over the weekend. The main focus of the show was, of course, the music, and about 2,000 people turned out to listen to contemporary Christian artists, including Big Daddy Weave and Saturday’s headliner, TobyMac.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Nappanee Advance News

  3. Horse slaughterhouse could get permit soon

    A Missouri company has requested to open a horse slaughterhouse in the north-central part of the state — and federal officials indicated Friday that the project could receive the necessary permit 'soon.'
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

Quotes

  • "I cannot overstate the value of this project for the communities of Western and North-Central Massachusetts that have gone without reliable high speed broadband service for too long," he said in a prepared statement.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Deval Patrick Source: MassLive.com

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