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heartland

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɑːt.lænd/  us   /ˈhɑːrt-/
the central part of a country or area: the heartland of America the part of a country that is most important for a particular activity, or where a political party has the most support: the old industrial heartlandsUK the Labour/Tory heartlands
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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