Meaning of “dust bowl” in the English Dictionary

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"dust bowl" in British English

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dust bowlnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʌst ˌbəʊl/ us /ˈdʌst ˌboʊl/

an area of land where the ground is very dry and where the air is often full of dust

(Definition of “dust bowl” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dust bowl" in Business English

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dust bowlnoun [ C ]

uk us

an area of land that is so dry that it is impossible to grow crops there:

The bleak economy together with the agriculture disaster of the dust bowl meant many families were forced to leave.

(Definition of “dust bowl” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)