Bible Belt


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Bible Belt

n.
Those sections of the United States, especially in the South and Midwest, where Protestant fundamentalism is widely practiced.

Bible belt′er n.

Bible Belt

n
the Bible Belt those states of the S US where Protestant fundamentalism is dominant

Bi′ble Belt`


n.
an area chiefly in the S and midwestern U.S. noted for religious fundamentalism.
[1925–30, Amer.]
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Noun1.Bible Belt - southern and midwestern United States where Protestant fundamentalism is dominantBible Belt - southern and midwestern United States where Protestant fundamentalism is dominant
Translations

Bible Belt

n (in the US) the Bible Belt → la ceinture de la Bible (cette région du Sud profond où le protestantisme évangélique est prédominant)Bible class ncours m bibliqueBible reading n (= passage read in a service) → évangile m
today's Bible reading → l'évangile du jourBible story nrécit m bibliqueBible study nétudes fpl bibliques
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