- a region in the midwestern U.S., especially Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, excellent for raising corn and cornfed livestock.
Origin of Corn Belt
First recorded in 1880–85
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The only folks who never heard of Aquarius live in the corn-belt of Kentucky.The Foolish Almanak