Meaning of Middle Europe in English:

Middle Europe


  • A loosely defined region of central northern Europe, extending roughly from Germany in the west to Poland and Hungary in the east.


Middle Europe

/mɪdl ˈjʊərəp/ /mɪdl ˈjɔːrəp/


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Harriet Martineau (1802–1876), writer and journalist. From middle + the name of Europe, probably after German Mitteleuropa Mitteleuropa.