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"heartland" in American English

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heartlandnoun [U]

us   /ˈhɑrtˌlænd, -lənd/
the central or most important part of an area: The Midwest is the agricultural heartland of the US.
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"heartland" in Business English

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heartlandnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɑːtlænd/ us   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.
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Translations of “heartland”
in Chinese (Simplified) 中心地区, 重要地区…
in Turkish merkez, orta, kalp…
in Russian сердце, центр деятельности…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中心地區, 重要地區…
in Polish centrum, serce…
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“heartland” in Business English

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