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bread basket

noun uk   us  

bread basket noun (CONTAINER)

[C] an open container in which bread is put on a table during a meal

bread basket noun (FARMING)

[S] a large farming area that provides other areas with food: The Eastern Province is the country's bread basket.
Translations of “bread basket”
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 麵包籃…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 面包篮…
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