Definition of banana belt in English:

banana belt

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North American informal
A region with a comparatively warm climate.
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  • Alaskans, with what passes for humour, call this relatively temperate south-eastern corner of their state ‘the banana belt’.
  • It also thrives in the banana belts of the inland valleys if they are well enough protected.
  • But it's an unusual pocket of warmth, resulting from marine effects and a coastline that curves inland, that has helped to earn this area a reputation as the banana belt of Oregon.

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Pronunciation: ɪˈrəʊnɪəs
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