the Rustbelt

noun

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: the northeastern and midwestern states of the U.S. in which many factories (such as steel mills) have closed because of changes in the economy

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“The Rustbelt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Rustbelt. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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