Cotton Belt

Cotton Belt

noun
(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:
1870–75, Americanism

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cotton belt
 
n
a belt of land in the southeastern US that specializes in the production of cotton

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