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Middle Ages

(Encyclopedia)Middle Ages, period in Western European history that followed the disintegration of the West Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th cent. and lasted into the 15th cent., i.e., into the period of the Renaissa...

Dark Ages

(Encyclopedia)Dark Ages: see Middle Ages.

Middle Congo

(Encyclopedia)Middle Congo: see Congo, Republic of the. ...

Middle East

(Encyclopedia)Middle East, term traditionally applied by western Europeans to the countries of SW Asia and NE Africa lying W of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Thus defined it includes Cyprus, the Asian part of T...

Middle Kingdom

(Encyclopedia)Middle Kingdom or Middle Country, Mandarin Zhongguo, Chinese name for China. It dates from c.1000 b.c., when it designated the Chou empire situated on the North China Plain. The Chou people, unaware o...

Middle River

(Encyclopedia)Middle River, uninc. town (1990 pop. 24,616), Baltimore co., N Md. It is an industrial and residential suburb of Baltimore.

Middle Temple

(Encyclopedia)Middle Temple: see Inns of Court; Temple, the. ...

middle voice

(Encyclopedia)middle voice, in grammar: see voice. ...

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