American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A region reduced to aridity by drought and dust storms.
- n. a region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s
- After the Dust Bowl, region in the south-central US that was stricken with drought in the 1930s. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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