Cotton Belt

  1. (sometimes lowercase) the part of the southern U.S. where cotton is grown, originally Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, but now often extended to include parts of Texas and California.

Origin of Cotton Belt

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for cotton belt

cotton belt

  1. a belt of land in the southeastern US that specializes in the production of cotton

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