the Bible Belt

noun

: an area chiefly in the southern part of the U.S. where there are many people who have very strong and strict Christian beliefs

Examples of the Bible Belt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Foster said she is confused by the fact that a state in the Bible Belt won’t expand Medicaid access. Sarah Swetlik | Sswetlik@al.com, al, 21 Mar. 2023

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“The Bible Belt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Bible%20Belt. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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