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  • n. An area which socially conservative Christian Evangelical Protestantism is a pervasive or dominant part of the culture.
  • n. In the U.S. a region in the Southern or southeastern part of the country where Southern Baptist Convention denomination is strong, noted for conservative and evangelical values.

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  • n. southern and midwestern United States where Protestant fundamentalism is dominant

Etymologies

Bible + belt in the sense of a strip of area on a map. (Wiktionary)

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