breadbasket


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breadbasket

A popular term for one’s stomach, see there.
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Producers in America's Breadbasket are as diversified in their reading habits as they are in their farming interests.
Iraq's Fertile Crescent, which lies between the Euphrates and the Tigris rivers, has been since ancient times a vast breadbasket, to the point that some believe that within it was the biblical Garden of Eden, the paradise enjoyed by Adam and Eve.
The Associated Press reports that a paltry winter wheat harvest in the nation's breadbasket has driven up the cost of flour for consumers, with more price hikes feared as drought takes a growing toll on the nation's spring wheat crop as well.
To them, the San Fernando Valley is still the breadbasket of Los Angeles, and there's plenty of opportunity for anyone who doesn't mind getting their hands dirty.
At the beginning of the last century, grain exports made Argentina famous as one of the strongest economies on the planet and helped it earn the nickname "the world's breadbasket.
Separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait, which is spanned by two picturesque bridges, the Menai Bridge and the Britannia Bridge, Anglesey was known as Mam Cymru or Mother of Wales during the Middle Ages because its fertile fields formed the breadbasket for the North.
The region in northern Pakistan is named for the great rivers that branch through the landscape, creating an ancient cradle of civilization and a modern agricultural breadbasket.
Eventually 1971, SCLC closed down Operation Breadbasket, the project that the Chicago cause had morphed into, without having won a single real victory.
The other regions identified in "The Nine Nations of North America," are the Breadbasket, Dixie, Ecotopia, the Empty Quarter, the Islands, Mexamerica, New England and Quebec regions (Fig.
Zimbabwe was once the breadbasket of sub-Saharan Africa, with farms that produced bumper crops of corn, wheat and tobacco.
Georgia, once considered the cote d'azur and breadbasket of the Soviet Union, now looks like a Third World country: poor in resources and destructively corrupt.
India's water tables are falling and wells are going dry by the thousands in states including the Punjab, the nation's breadbasket.