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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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