- sun + belt (Wiktionary)
“But it makes me think that the prospects for transformation in sunbelt metro areas may be brighter than is generally realized if policymakers decide they want to take action.”
“Conventional wisdom dictates that states in the sunbelt should be the leaders in solar energy installations and incentives.”
“In a region dependent in part on tourism and retirees attracted to the 'sunbelt', it is expected that the combination of worsening heat, water shortages, and severe weather will make the region far less attractive, thereby depressing the economy.”
“Lee made the remarks after a policy briefing from South Gyeongsang Province Governor Kim Tae-ho on a "sunbelt" plan, to develop the region.”
“As a native of the area around Mobile, Alabama, a place long ridiculed by many as the nation's stepchild, it amused me that what was disdained as a redneck corner of the universe populated by ignorant and racist whites and besieged blacks became the "sunbelt" in the 1970s and as soon as those "cheeseheads" arrived in "crackerland" with no more need for their snowtires and discovered giant flying cockroaches and mildew among other horrors and complained mightily about the tropics they had naively sought, they became disenchanted.”
“a process that will continue into the first quarter of 2009 as the BBVA Compass banner is introduced in markets across the 'sunbelt' region.”
“Are we to believe this is a coincidence, or just because it is too hot down there (that actually might explain a bit, like the relative backwardness of the American south before air-conditioning and "the sunbelt")?”
“Like many sunbelt cities, Miami is more sprawling mosaic than urban core and periphery.”
“And the remaining six of the ten largest cities are sprawling, low-density car-oriented sunbelt cities that have been growing for decades as millions of Americans have migrated to them from the dying cities of the northeast and midwest.”
“There is more to the story here than sunbelt growth vs rust belt decline.”
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