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Great Belt

a strait in Denmark, between Zealand and Funen islands, linking the Kattegat with the Baltic Danish name Store Bælt
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  • "There lay close to the great belt an old castle with thick red walls," said the wind.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
  • A great belt of them runs from Switzerland to the sea across France and Belgium.

  • Round Chicago there is now a great belt of golf which is thickening rapidly.

    The Happy Golfer Henry Leach
  • The pig, Iron Hair, wears a great belt of buckskin about his middle.

    The Snow-Burner Henry Oyen
  • And220 she buckled about his waist a great belt, at whose touch he felt his strength redoubled.

    In The Days of Giants Abbie Farwell Brown
  • Carrie glanced at the great belt of grass and wondered how it was to be done.

    By Right of Purchase Harold Bindloss
  • The great belt of deserts and steppes extending across the Old World gives us a vast territory of rare historical uniformity.

    Influences of Geographic Environment Ellen Churchill Semple
  • One by one, then, chiefs and warriors rose, laid hold of the great belt and chanted the war song.

    Pioneers of the Old Southwest Constance Lindsay Skinner
  • She had struck into a great belt of plantations bounding one side of the ducal estate.

    Marriage la mode Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • No one now doubts the affinity of this great belt of languages.

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