Caught in the Middle? Take comfort in this word: Mesopotamia!

“Mesopotamia ancient name for the land that lies between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (in modern Iraq), from Greek mesopotamia, literally “a country between two rivers,” from feminine of mesopotamos, from mesos “middle” (see medial (adj.)) + potamos “river” (see potamo–). “In the 19 century (1800s)  the word sometimes was used in the...
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