Middle East

Middle East

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noun


(1)   The area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century
"The Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
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Proper noun



  1. The region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa.

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