highly industrialized region of central England, usually considered to include the present counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, & E Hereford and Worcester: with the
A region of central England. It roughly corresponds to the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia and is today a highly industrialized area.
- plural form of midland
- (UK) A loosely-defined area of England; corresponding to the central horizontal band of England.