What does the word midland mean?

Usage examples for midland

  1. But she is rich, the only daughter of a Midland iron- master with tons of money. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  2. The company numbered 218, and the event is notable as the occasion on which Dickens made a promise to give, in aid of the Birmingham and Midland Institute, his first public reading from his books. – The Inns and Taverns of "Pickwick" With Some Observations on their Other Associations by B.W. Matz
  3. Now where the lakes, those midland oceans, lie, Columbus turn'd his heaven- illumined eye. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow