Cotton Belt, the

Cotton Belt, the
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the main cotton-growing region of the U.S., in the southeast of the country

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  • Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society — The Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society, Inc. (CBRHS) is a non profit organization that is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the history of the St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW), commonly referred to as the Cotton Belt . The… …   Wikipedia

  • Cotton Belt — the Cotton Belt an area in the southern US where cotton is grown …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cotton Belt (region) — For the railroad called Cotton Belt, see St. Louis Southwestern Railway. Cotton Belt is a term applied to a region of the southern United States where cotton was the predominant cash crop from the late 18th century into the 20th century.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • Cotton Belt Rail Line — Overview Type Commuter rail System Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Fort Worth Transportation Authority Status Planning Locale …   Wikipedia

  • Cotton Belt — may refer to: Cotton Belt (region), a term applied to a region of the southern United States St. Louis Southwestern Railway, commonly known as the Cotton Belt Railroad Cotton Belt Rail Line, a commuter rail line under development in the Dallas –… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Cotton Belt — the Cotton Belt UK US the main cotton growing region of the US, in the southeast of the country Thesaurus: areas of specific countrieshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cotton Belt — ☆ Cotton Belt region in S and SE U.S., extending from Texas to the Carolinas, where much cotton is grown …   English World dictionary

  • Cotton Belt — (sometimes l.c.) the part of the southern U.S. where cotton is grown, originally Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, but now often extended to include parts of Texas and California. [1870 75, Amer.] * * * the ˈCotton Belt 7 [Cotton Belt] noun the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cotton Belt — (sometimes l.c.) the part of the southern U.S. where cotton is grown, originally Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, but now often extended to include parts of Texas and California. [1870 75, Amer.] * * * Agricultural region of the southeastern… …   Universalium

  • Cotton Belt — cotton growing areas of the southern United States; also known as the Cotton Kingdom …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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