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DUST BOWL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dust bowl mean? 

DUST BOWL (noun)
  The noun DUST BOWL has 1 sense:

1. a region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s

  Familiarity information: DUST BOWL used as a noun is very rare.


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DUST BOWL (noun)


Sense 1dust bowl [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("dust bowl" is a kind of...):

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Holonyms ("dust bowl" is a part of...):

Great Plains; Great Plains of North America (a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas; formerly inhabited by Native Americans)


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