What state is MD?


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MD is an abbreviation for the state of Maryland. Maryland is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is ranked the 42nd-largest state in the country.

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Though the state is smaller than most in America, Maryland includes the country���s largest estuary. The Chesapeake Bay nearly bisects the state due to its large size. The eastern half of Maryland has a humid subtropical climate. With hot humid summers, eastern Maryland can also experience mild to cool winters. Western Maryland region includes higher elevations with forested mountains. This region includes the state���s highest point, Backbone Mountain. The mountainside offers colder temperatures in the winter for skiing and other outdoor activities.

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