A term which originated in the west to pack up a group of regions and nations which have different languages, history, and culture. People there do not think of themselves as "middle eastern". They think of themselves as either Arabs, Turks, Persians .... and I can keep naming ethnicities for a long time.

Another misconception is that what is called the middle east is mainly a desert. Most countries in the so-called middle east have only a limited desert area and others do not have deserts at all.

Most countries in the so-called middle east have a lot of problems because of past or present western colonialism occupation or intervention.
A missled person: I've been to the middle east.
Another person: Could you be more specific?

First Person: When are these middle eastern people are going to stop having trouble?
Second Person: When WE LEAVE THEM ALONE!!!!
by commentator January 25, 2008
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A place where oil is cheaper than water.
A place where telephone company's hack foreign people's phone bill.
A place where is the best hotel in the world.
A place where the temperature gets up to 50 degrees centigrade.
A place where you can trade your Toyota for millions of gallons of oil.
A place where the biggest kite is built.
A place where there is thousands of princes and princesses.
A place where George W. Bush hates most.
A place where an average of 3 people get executed per week.
A place where beer is created.
A place where Algebra is created.
A place of the fathers of physics.
A place of the fathers of astronomy.
A place where you breathe 50% carbon dioxide.
A place where the Nation of Islam is born.
A place where 10% of the internet users use internet for Islamic purposes.
A place where 7 people on average die of car crashes.
A place where there is no free time.
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A giant sandbox.

People live in it.
I went to the middle east and I got sand in my Shawarma.
by YayForSuicide October 9, 2006
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A Dangerous Place that's basically a giant pot of religious tension in one desert region of the world.
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An area comprising the countries of southwest Asia and northeast Africa. In the 20th century the region has been the continuing scene of political and economic turmoil.

The Middle East is well known for countries such as Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, and Syria.
Dont go to the middle east. There be Raggis and dot heads in that shit hole.
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1. The Middle East is where the U.S. is currently stuck. If plans of bringing Democracy are to succeed, we need to stay there for a long time (we can't have an Emergency Dance Party). This is why Bush was re-elected: he is a war-time president.

2. The right side of the belly button.
1) Man, I hate this Middle East crap, but if we leave we're never going to get respect 'cause we can't even freaking stay long enough to really instill democracy.

2) Yeah, I wiped out on my skateboard and I've got this big bruise in my Middle East.
by SunPanther June 5, 2005
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