from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An agricultural region of the central United States primarily in Iowa and Illinois but also including parts of Indiana, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Ohio. The chief products of the area are corn and corn-fed livestock.
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- n. the midwestern states where corn is grown; Iowa and Illinois are excellent for raising corn and corn-fed livestock
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