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heartland

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NounEdit

heartland (plural heartlands)

  1. The central part of a region defined by geographical or non-geographical criteria.
    It was in the heartland of the French wine growing areas.
    The home counties are the Conservative heartland.
  2. The part of a region considered essential to the viability and survival of the whole.

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