rust belt

rust belt
noun Usage: often capitalized R&B Date: 1983 the northeastern and midwestern states of the United States in which heavy industry has declined — called also rust bowl

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rust Belt — AmE the Rust Belt an area in the northern US, including parts of the states of Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin, where many large, older industries, especially the steel and car industries, have become less successful and many… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rust-belt — rustˈ belt adjective Of or relating to such an area • • • Main Entry: ↑rust …   Useful english dictionary

  • rust belt — rust′ belt n. (sometimes caps.) the Great Lakes states and adjacent areas of the eastern U.S. in which much of the work force has traditionally been employed in manufacturing and metals production • Etymology: 1980–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • Rust Belt — ☆ Rust Belt [also r b ] that part of the U.S. comprising many of the states of the Midwest and the Northeast, characterized as an area marked by diminishing population, aging factories, decreasing production as of steel and automobiles, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Rust Belt — Change in total number of manufacturing jobs in metropolitan areas, 1954 2002. (Figures for New England are from 1958.) Maroon=greater than 58% loss Red=43% 56% loss Pink=31% 43.2% loss Yellow=8.7% 29.1% loss [United States average: 8.65% loss]… …   Wikipedia

  • rust belt — noun also rust bowl Usage: often capitalized R&B Etymology: so called from the declining heavy industry taken to be characteristic of the region s economy : the northeastern and midwestern states of the United States * * * (sometimes caps.) the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rust Belt — Verbreitung des Manufacturing/Rust Belt Der Rust Belt („Rostgürtel“), früher Manufacturing Belt, ist das älteste Industriegebiet der USA.[1] Es erstreckt sich im Nordosten der USA entlang der Großen Seen von Chicago über Boston, Washington D. C.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rust Belt — En rouge, la Rust Belt La Rust Belt (en anglais « ceinture de la rouille ») était nommée jusque dans les années 1970 la Manufacturing Belt (« ceinture des usines »). Ce changement d appellation en dit long sur l évolution… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rust Belt — A slang term for a geographic region in the United States stretching from New York through the Midwest that was once involved in steel production and manufacturing. The Rust Belt became an industrial hub due to its proximity to the Great Lakes,… …   Investment dictionary

  • Rust Belt — also rust belt N SING: the N In the United States and some other countries, the Rust Belt is a region which used to have a lot of manufacturing industry, but whose economy is now in difficulty. the rust belt of the mid west …   English dictionary

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