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heartland

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhɑːtlænd/ ( also heartlands [plural])
POLITICS an area where a large number of people support a particular political party and vote for it in an election: Turnouts were as low as 14% in parts of the so-called heartland. the Labour/Tory/Republican heartland(s)
an area where a particular industry is very important: heartland of sth Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia have become Europe's new heartland of carmaking investment.agricultural/industrial/commercial heartland(s) At the center of India's industrial heartland, the hoped-for flood of jobs has not yet come.
Translations of “heartland”
in Chinese (Traditional) 中心地區, 重要地區…
in Russian сердце, центр деятельности…
in Turkish merkez, orta, kalp…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中心地区, 重要地区…
in Polish centrum, serce…
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