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heart·land

 (härt′lănd′)
n.
A central region, especially one that is politically, economically, or militarily vital to a nation, region, or culture.

heartland

(ˈhɑːtˌlænd)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the central region of a country or continent
2. the core or most vital area: the industrial heartland of England.

heart•land

(ˈhɑrtˌlænd, -lənd)

n.
1. that part of a region considered essential to the viability of the whole, esp. a central land area relatively invulnerable to attack and capable of self-sufficiency.
2. any central or vital area, as of a state, nation, or continent.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heartland - the central region of a country or continentheartland - the central region of a country or continent; especially a region that is important to a country or to a culture
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"

heartland

noun centre, stronghold, bastion the industrial heartland of America
Translations

heartland

[ˈhɑːtlænd] N
1. (Geog) → zona f central, zona f interior
the heartland of Tibetel corazón del Tibet
2. (fig) the conservative heartland in south-east Englandel feudo conservador del sudeste de Inglaterra

heartland

[ˈhɑːrtlænd] ncœur m
France's heartlands → la France profonde

heartland

nHerzland nt, → Herz ntdes Landes; in the Tory heartlandsin den Hochburgen der Konservativen

heartland

[ˈhɑːtˌlænd] nzona centrale
Italy's industrial heartland → il cuore dell'industria italiana
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The 2cm robot, dubbed HeartLander, enters via a hole below the ribcage.
Cameron Riviere of The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon is developing a miniature mobile robot called the HeartLander for minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
The towering frontman scored nearly 40 goals for the Heartlanders last season and caught the eye of Boro boss Kevin Wilson in the process.
The Heartlanders, who in mid-February trailed leaders Coventry United by 13 points, reached the summit with a 4-1 win at Littleton.
Although the Singaporean state maintains that both the heartlanders and cosmopolitans are valuable to Singaporean society, the very precise categorization of citizenry based on specific traits and orientations indicates a particular governmental logic.