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Copper Belt

noun
1.
a region of Central Africa, along the border between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo: rich deposits of copper
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  • With Horner I travelled by motor through the whole Katanga copper belt.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • Its feet were red with the blood of a newly-slain kid, and its loins girt with a copper belt that was studded with seven beryls.

  • Hena then took from her copper belt the little gold sickle and crescent that hung from it.

    The Gold Sickle

    Eugne Sue

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