Bible belt


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Bible belt

An area noted for religious fundamentalism; specifically, parts of the American South and Midwest. For example, You wouldn't dare try to sell a sex manual in the Bible belt. This term alludes to the prevalence of evangelical revivals, strict morals, belief in the literal truth of the Bible, and similar traits. [c. 1920]
See also: belt, Bible
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A child of the Holocaust helping some kids from a small, rural town in the middle of the Bible Belt shrink the world a little.
Bible Belt is three from three this season and her trainer Jessica Harrington, who is also represented by Siren's Song, said: "Bible Belt has been very progressive.
This is another step up in class for the Jessica Harrington-trained Bible Belt, who is chasing a four-timer, having started her run in a handicap and progressed to win a Curragh Group 3 last time.
But the unamused Marshall clan threw the comedian out of their Mississippi home in the US bible belt.
Sexual innuendo abounds in the arena in this Bible Belt city.
IT was another good week for Irish Outlook with Bible Belt winning the Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes at Gowran Park last Wednesday.
The US singers plans have outraged her army of Christian fans in America's bible belt.
a rural pocket of 13,000 people in the heart of the southern Bible Belt.
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But the shots are the genuine thing and Debbie, who lives in America's deeply conservative Bible Belt, is not happy.
A: I think because I lived in the Bible Belt, I started going to church when I was 6 weeks old.
15 Curragh 1m1f G3 ATR Card page 60 Key stat Bible Belt is two wins from two starts on going described as good or quicker What they say Tracey Collins, trainer of Aoife Alainn "She is in good form and I am hoping for rain.