Bible Belt

noun

Definition of Bible Belt

  1. :  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

1924

First Known Use of bible belt

1924

Learn More about bible belt


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Bible Belt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a brief usually trivial fact

Get Word of the Day daily email!