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breadbasket

A popular term for one’s stomach, see there.
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Underfoot this unedifying strategic dance, the people of Idlib, civilians and opposition fighters alike, will be stomped, until the breadbasket of Syria is burned to the ground and a new wave of refugees pours out of the country.
Essentially, Mosul was known as the country's breadbasket before the widespread damage caused by the war.
Looking in turn at new trade policies for structural change and at new investment policies for structural change in Africa, economists and consultants consider such topics as the role of international organizations in promoting agricultural export trade in sub-Saharan Africa, whether a revived breadbasket strategy for Sudan is a viable approach to export diversification, structural transformation in Nigeria: steering foreign direct investment towards inclusive growth, and Tunisia's progress in integrating into global value chains: achievements and obstacles.
Kunduz was famous as the breadbasket of Afghanistan in the past, before conflicts and droughts.
CHANTAL, Muharram 6, 1438, Oct 7, 2016, SPA -- Hurricane Matthew's trail of destruction in Haiti stunned those viewing the aftermath on Friday, with the number of dead soaring to 842, tens of thousands made homeless and crops destroyed in the impoverished Caribbean nation's breadbasket region, Reuters reported.
In the fall of 1864, General Phil Sheridan vowed to turn the breadbasket Shenandoah Valley into "a desert", and set Custer to the task.
Stop being the breadbasket of the world and reward our own workers for their efforts.
South Africa, the major breadbasket of the region, has indicated that this El Nino-induced drought is the worst the country has suffered in more than half a century.
The feed mill will buy grain from Dobrich region, known as Bulgariaas breadbasket, and from the surrounding regions of Ruse, Silistra, Shumen and Varna.
When it was still our former colony of Rhodesia, the country was known as the breadbasket of Africa exporting wheat and corn to its neighbours and beyond.
The floodwaters are moving downstream through Punjab, inundating huge swathes of farmland in the country's breadbasket and most prosperous area.