›an area where a particular industry is very important: heartland of sthPoland, 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.
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for