The definition of amid is a location of a person or thing that is in the middle of something.(preposition)
An example of being amid is when one is in the middle of a very noisy place.
Amid defines the action of a person or thing in relation to something happening.(preposition)
An example of amid is two people out fishing while in a rainstorm.
See amid in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME amidde < on middan < on, at + middan, middle
See amid in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: : a-, in; see a-2
Origin: + mid, middle (from Old English midde, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots).
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