Definition of Sunbelt

1. Noun. States in the south and southwest that have a warm climate and tend to be politically conservative.




Definition of Sunbelt

1. Noun. A geographical region loosely described as the southern and western states of the USA where the weather is typically sunny. ¹

2. Noun. A political geographical region approximately the same as above, where the voting tendency of the population is right wing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunbelt

1. the southern and southwestern states of the U.S. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunbelt

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sunbath
sunbathe
sunbathed
sunbather
sunbathers
sunbathes
sunbathing
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sunbeam
sunbeams
sunbeamy
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sunbed
sunbeds
sunbelt (current term)
sunbelts
sunberries
sunberry
sunbird
sunbirds
sunblind
sunblinds
sunblink
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sunblock
sunblocked
sunblocks
sunblush
sunbonnet

Literary usage of Sunbelt

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1. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"sunbelt locale was defined as schools in States that were contiguous and bordered any ocean body or Mexico, from Virginia south and west to Texas, Arizona, ..."

2. Urban Change and Poverty by Michael G. H. McGeary, Laurence E. Lynn (1988)
"An aggregate comparison of the Frostbelt (Northeast and Midwest) with the sunbelt (South and West) reveals that, between 1975-1985, the sunbelt added 11.64 ..."

3. Economic and Cultural Transition Towards a Learning City: The Case of Jena by Ceri, Rainer Treptow (1999)
"... mainly in the so-called "Blue Banana", the European sunbelt and a secondary growth belt stretching from Paris through the Benelux countries to northern ..."

4. Final Report of the Advisory Commission to Study the Consumer Price Index Cpi by William V. Roth, Jr. (1998)
"The continuous movement of households to newer apartment complexes in suburbs and in the sunbelt may be part of a process by which housing quality steadily ..."

5. 65 Plus in the United Statesby Frank B. Hobbs by Frank B. Hobbs (1996)
"... moving from sunbelt to frost- belt states are disproportionately disabled and widowed in comparison with older persons moving in the opposite direction. ..."

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