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"dust bowl" in British English

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dust bowlnoun [C]

uk   us  
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 Learners 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 ​growcrops there: The ​bleakeconomy together with the ​agriculturedisaster 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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