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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)

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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)
Translations of “dust bowl”
in Chinese (Simplified) 风沙干旱地区,干旱尘暴区…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風沙乾旱地區,乾旱塵暴區…
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