Corn Belt


noun

a region in the midwestern U.S., especially Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana, excellent for raising corn and cornfed livestock.

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Origin of Corn Belt

First recorded in 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Corn Belt

  • The only folks who never heard of Aquarius live in the corn-belt of Kentucky.