farm belt

noun
1.
an area or region noted principally for farming.
2.
(initial capital letters) the central states of the midwestern U.S., in which agriculture is significant.
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Main Entry:  Farm Belt
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the U.S. Midwest, whose states are known for agricultural production
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The only science he sees is the science of buying votes in the farm belt with our money.
They are locating throughout the farm belt rather than remaining concentrated in large metropolitan areas.
Another interesting area to review relates to irrigation of crops in the farm belt areas.
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