the Rust Belt

the Rust Belt
a region in the midwest of the US with a lot of old factories that have closed because they could not make a profit

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  • Rust Belt — also rust belt N SING: the N In the United States and some other countries, the Rust Belt is a region which used to have a lot of manufacturing industry, but whose economy is now in difficulty. the rust belt of the mid west …   English dictionary

  • rust belt — n. the industrial north of the U.S. (Patterned on sun belt.) □ The economy in the rust belt is slowing down. □ The salt they put on the roads in the winter made my car all rusty. I guess that’s why they call this area the rust belt …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Rust Belt Music — (sometimes abbreviated RBM) is a San Francisco based band that formed in 2001. The band has toured the United States and received numerous positive reviews[who?] in the alternative press (in both North and South America). The original members… …   Wikipedia

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