A region of dilapidated or former manufacturing concerns.(noun)
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Use "rustbelt" in a sentence
"The rustbelt is dying and no shiny new train is going to stop that."
"It urged residents of "rustbelt" cities to migrate to the sunbelt."
"Lee argues that China's workers today, in both "rustbelt" and "sunbelt" settings, have absorbed a set of attitudes towards the moral importance of their legal protections within existing Chinese law, that profoundly influences the form that protests take Against the Law: Labor Protests in China's Rustbelt and Sunbelt."