Bible Belt

noun

Definition of Bible Belt

: an area chiefly in the southern U.S. whose inhabitants are believed to hold uncritical allegiance to the literal accuracy of the Bible; broadly : an area characterized by ardent religious fundamentalism

Bible Belter

noun
    • … he was positively apoplectic over the notion of his editorial policy being dictated by a handful of Bible Belters.
    • —Jim Murray

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1924

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