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Cotton Belt

noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) the part of the southern U.S. where cotton is grown, originally Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, but now often extended to include parts of Texas and California.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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cotton belt

noun
1.
a belt of land in the southeastern US that specializes in the production of cotton
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