Frostbelt
geographical name the N & NE states of the United States

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Frostbelt — ☆ Frostbelt [frôst′belt΄ ] SNOWBELT: also Frost Belt …   English World dictionary

  • Frostbelt — /frawst belt , frost /, n. (often l.c.) Snowbelt. Also, Frost Belt. [1975 80; FROST + BELT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Frostbelt — Frost′belt or Frost′ Belt n. cvb geo Snowbelt …   From formal English to slang

  • frostbelt — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: often capitalized : the northern and northeastern states of the United States compare sunbelt herein * * * /frawst belt , frost /, n. (often l.c.) Snowbelt. Also, Frost Belt. [1975 80; FROST + BELT] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frostbelt-Sunbelt shift — The Frostbelt Sunbelt shift refers a demographic trend in the United States that began in the 1950s and accelerated in the 1980s whereby population has slowly migrated from the traditionally dominant North to the previously rural and… …   Wikipedia

  • Community Development Block Grant — The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), one of the longest running programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, funds local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti poverty programs, and… …   Wikipedia

  • snowbelt — /snoh belt /, n. 1. a region of annual or heavy snowfall. 2. (cap.) Also, Snow Belt. Also called Frostbelt. the northern parts of the U.S., esp. the Midwest and the Northeast, that are subject to considerable snowfall. [1870 75; SNOW + BELT] * *… …   Universalium

  • snowbelt — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: often capitalized : a region that receives an appreciable amount of annual snowfall a state in the snowbelt * * * /snoh belt /, n. 1. a region of annual or heavy snowfall. 2. (cap.) Also, Snow Belt. Also called Frostbelt.… …   Useful english dictionary

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