banana belt


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banana belt

n
informal Canadian a region with a warm climate, esp one in Canada
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Although gendered hierarchies still widely prevail through the banana belt, at that plantation it showed other women that a promotion to leadership was possible, and may have enhanced their commitment to work.
North Colorado has a warm, dry climate all year round and is known as the Banana Belt.
Baker was an instant success with her danse sauvage, which she performed first in feathers and later in a banana belt.
The EU Banana Support Program (BSP) will focus on three critical areas: (1) a Nematode Control Programme to reduce the use of nematicides; (2) Rehab of aged and diseased plantations and crop timing with the introduction of Tissue Culture Plants (Meristem Plants); (3) A Rural Development Component that will include Social Community-based sub-projects in the Banana Belt such as water and sanitation, health, social infrastructure, education, social services.
We've been riding for a few hours, and this is the focal point of today's 45-mile training ride: hammering on some hills as they prepare for the upcoming Banana Belt race.
Andrey and Knapper's conclusion that many drivers can take their lessons and tests 'without ever having to encounter the wide range of weather hazards that are a feature of Canadian driving' again seems to be the view from the banana belt of southern Ontario.
They are most commonly eaten in the zone known as the banana belt, which includes
It's probably 10[degrees] to 15[degrees] warmer up there," says Karle, who calls this section of the park "the Banana Belt.
While our main crop canning tomatoes are a paste variety such as Roma, there is always an excess of "eating" tomatoes (or at least there were when we lived down in the Banana Belt.