Sunbelt
geographical name region S & SW United States

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sunbelt — 1969, with reference to the Southern U.S., from SUN (Cf. sun) + BELT (Cf. belt) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sunbelt — ☆ Sunbelt [sun′belt΄ ] that part of the U.S. comprising most of the states of the South and the Southwest, characterized by a warm, sunny climate and regarded as an area of rapid population and economic growth: also Sun Belt …   English World dictionary

  • Sunbelt — Das Gebiet des Sun Belt Sun Belt ist die Bezeichnung für das Gebiet südlich des 37. Breitengrades der Vereinigten Staaten. Diese Region hat sich in den letzten Jahren ebenso zur Zukunftsregion der amerikanischen Wirtschaft entwickelt, wie sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sunbelt — Sun|belt, Sun Belt [ sʌnbelt], der; s [engl. amerik. sunbelt, eigtl. = Sonnengürtel]: südliches Gebiet der USA, das klimatisch begünstigt ist. * * * Sun|belt [ sʌn belt], (auch:) Sun Belt, der; s [engl. amerik. sunbelt, eigtl. = Sonnengürtel]:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sunbelt — [[t]sʌ̱nbelt[/t]] N SING: usu the N The warmer, sunnier parts of a country or continent, especially the southern United States, are sometimes referred to as the sunbelt. During the last recession, migration to the sunbelt accelerated …   English dictionary

  • sunbelt — {n.}, {informal} A portion of the southern United States where the winter is very mild in comparison to other states. * /The Simpsons left Chicago for the sunbelt because of Jeff s rheumatism./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sunbelt — {n.}, {informal} A portion of the southern United States where the winter is very mild in comparison to other states. * /The Simpsons left Chicago for the sunbelt because of Jeff s rheumatism./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • SunBelt — Sun Belt En rouge, la Sun Belt …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sunbelt — Sun|belt the Sunbelt the southern and southwestern parts of the US, from Virginia to South California, called this because of the hot, sunny climate in this area …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sunbelt — noun informal A portion of the southern United States where the winter is very mild in comparison to other states. The Simpsons left Chicago for the sunbelt because of Jeff s rheumatism …   Словарь американских идиом

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