Middle Belt

noun

: a flue-cured tobacco produced in North Carolina

Word History

Etymology

from Middle Belt, the central section of the area where tobacco is grown in the U.S., consisting principally of the Piedmont area of Virginia and North Carolina

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“Middle Belt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Middle%20Belt. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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