Origin of Dust Bowl
Words nearby Dust Bowl
How to use Dust Bowl in a sentence
Judith Baca’s vivid murals grace a freeway underpass and a flood control channel, where they convey vital California stories like those of Dust Bowl migrants, the Zoot Suit Riots, and the first Olympic women’s marathon.Putting An End to the Pandemic Means Putting Artists Back to Work|Elizabeth Alexander|June 11, 2021|Time
Estee Lauder has not crumbled to dust because the perfect brown face of Joan Smalls represents it.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Place the thinly sliced shallots in a medium bowl and pour buttermilk over to coat.
Prepare a large bowl with water and ice along with a strainer.
Combine the cold butter and flour in the bowl of a food processor.
In the aperture of the window, amid piles of paper, stood a rickety old table, covered with dust.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
Never mind the dust; I've turned it on to make believe we're going tremendously fast.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
When the smoke and dust cleared away nothing stirred on the whole of that piece of ground.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
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Cultural definitions for Dust Bowl
A parched region of the Great Plains, including parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas, where a combination of drought and soil erosion created enormous dust storms in the 1930s. The novel The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck, describes the plight of the “Okies” and “Arkies” uprooted by the drought and forced to migrate to California.