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Definition of "rustbelt" [rustbelt]

  • 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."