Definition of wheat belt in English:

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wheat belt


(the wheat belt)
A region where wheat is the chief agricultural product.
Example sentences
  • The Selection Acts of the 1860s made land available for smallholders and the successful development of the wheat belt at the end of the nineteenth century was also heavily assisted by governments.
  • Vast areas of bush have been cleared for agriculture, particularly in the wheat belt.
  • Whether in response to my low mark or symbolic of his general misdirection, he was last heard of driving a tractor at seeding time in the wheat belt some several hundred miles east of Perth.

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Syllabification: wheat belt

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