rust bowl
noun see rust belt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rustbelt — rust‧belt [ˈrʌstbelt] also rust‧bowl [ˈrʌstbəʊl ǁ boʊl] noun [countable] informal an old industrial area where the factories are old or have closed down: • The Midwest continued to lose its image of the nation s rustbelt. * * * rustbelt UK US… …   Financial and business terms

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