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Middle East

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Definition a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf (though there is no agreement on an exact to definition)
  • It is as likely as fair weather in southern California and unrest in the Middle East.
  • I was based in London then, working as Middle East correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • Although American attention has recently been riveted on the Middle East, the Pacific phase of our destiny looms larger and larger.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • It made me cringe how he didn't realize that he sounded like the goofy Middle Eastern sidekick in a bad sitcom.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • "It's kind of like the situation in the Middle East," he told the Ole Miss student newspaper.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • They sold the stuff in Turkey, or some place in the Middle East.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • The majority of my diving has been in the Middle East.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • We don't need to be sending money to the Middle East; too many of those people are mean.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • Castro says, Jesus lived in the Middle East.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • More important, I and everyone else in the service knew that war in the Middle East was coming, whether Europe wanted it or not.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Paul just came back from the Middle East.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • This is the greatest handicap of Muslim Middle Eastern societies today, the flaw that most bars them from modernity.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • She traveled some, in Europe and the Middle East.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The golden warrior's voice was rich and velvety, with an exotic accent—Middle Eastern, maybe—that seemed vaguely familiar.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • At dinner, Mom and Dad were talking about politics in the Middle East.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • He might have been Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Central Asian, a dark-skinned Eastern European, a light-skinned black.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • With his usual flare for improvisation, Bloom contributed something else that would forever color America's perception of the Middle East.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • Middle Eastern music played on his radio, and the young Arab driver gave them a friendly smile.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • He looked as if he was of Middle Eastern origin, from Egypt or Yemen.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • You like Middle East food?
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor

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