Meaning of middle ground

mid'dle ground'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an intermediate position, area, or recourse between two opposites or extremes; a halfway or neutral standpoint.
  2. See(def. 1).
  3. a length of comparatively shallow water having channels on both sides.
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