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breadbasket

and dinner basket
n. the belly; the stomach. I hit him, pow, right in the breadbasket. I have a little pain in the dinner basket.
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Al-Halaqi hailed Damascus countryside province as a template for national reconciliation, considering it to be "the breadbasket of Damascus province and the southern region.
Iran is eager to buy wheat from India but wants to ensure a supply of grain free of Karnal bunt, a fungal disease found in India's breadbasket northern states.
He said: "Since Scotland and Wales are on the whole higher up than England, it is surely time to do the obvious - use the principle of gravity to bring surplus rain from the mountains to irrigate and refresh the breadbasket of the country in the south and east.
All the 117 assembly constituencies of Punjab, the breadbasket of India, went to polls on Monday.
The country was once the breadbasket of Africa but has seen its economy destroyed.
The land area currently being affected by the natural disaster covers a total of 23 districts of the country's Sindh province, regarded southern Pakistan's breadbasket.
Lupai August 24, 2011 -- On all counts the Republic of South Sudan has an immense agricultural potential hence the Republic is a potential breadbasket of the region.
Ukraine used to bear the title of the breadbasket of Europe in the past and has been referred to as such ever since.
Before the Russian Revolution, the area of Russia and Ukraine were considered the Breadbasket of Europe.
Summary: Vast lush green fields hug a canal snaking through the dusty landscape of what was once Afghanistan's breadbasket, feeding off water from a newly restored dam aimed at tarnishing the lure for farmers to cultivate poppy and help the Taliban.
A growing water deficit and dams built by Iraq's neighbors have significantly reduced the water flow in a country that was until the late 1950s a breadbasket of the Arab world.
South Africa, especially, is reeling from unusually heavy rainfall since mid-December that has caused flooding in many regions in the country, wiping out crops in what is the continent's main breadbasket.
Three months ago, Pakistan suffered weeks of devastating floods that left millions homeless and put much of the country's breadbasket underwater.
Due to flooding and erosion, many of the area's remaining mines have drifted from their original locations, making a full-scale reverification project in the Jordan Valley crucial, the statement said, noting that the area is the Kingdom's breadbasket, a main source of food security, and a crucial target of economic development.
And there's no better place to find good prospects than in America's Breadbasket.