corn belt

{n.} 1. The Midwest; the agricultural section of the United States where much corn is grown. * /Kansas is one of the slates that lies within the corn belt./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • Corn Belt — Corn′ Belt n. agr. a region in the midwestern U.S., esp. Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, excellent for raising corn and cornfed livestock …   From formal English to slang

  • Corn Belt — ☆ Corn Belt region in the NC plains area of the Midwest where much corn and cornfed livestock are raised: it extends from W Ohio to E Nebr. and NE Kans …   English World dictionary

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  • Corn Belt — Der Corn Belt Corn Belt ist eine Bezeichnung für eine Region im Mittleren Westen der USA, in der traditionell vornehmlich Mais (im amerikanischen Engl.: corn) angebaut wurde. In erster Linie umfasst dieser Maisgürtel das Territorium der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Corn Belt — noun the midwestern states where corn is grown; Iowa and Illinois are excellent for raising corn and corn fed livestock • Instance Hypernyms: ↑belt • Part Meronyms: ↑Indiana, ↑Hoosier State, ↑IN, ↑Iowa, ↑Hawkeye State, ↑IA …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corn Belt — 41° N 90° W / 41, 90 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Corn Belt — a region in the midwestern U.S., esp. Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, excellent for raising corn and cornfed livestock. [1880 85] * * * Traditional area, midwestern U.S. Roughly covering western Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, southern Minnesota,… …   Universalium

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