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hotbed of something

Fig. a nest of something; a gathering place of something. This office is a hotbed of lazy people. My class is a hotbed of nerds.
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hotbed of something

n. a nest of something; a gathering place of something. This office is a hotbed of lazy people.
See also: hotbed, of, something
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When you get off the bus at those other two teams, you know you are in a footballing hotbed," he restated.
RSS claims that Uttarakhand turned into a hotbed of conversions after it was carved out as a separate state from Uttar Pradesh
The Hotbed members invested in units of pounds 25,000 and in return they will own around 40 per cent of the company.
Hotbed Media makes television programmes both for the BBC and commercial channels, including Everything Must Go, Solution Street, Star Portraits with Rolf Harris and even a Songs of Praise Christmas Special.
Councillor John Morrison added: 'Stonehaven's not a hotbed of lust.
Hands down the best way to get your garden to mature earlier and more abundantly is by using a hotbed.
While many people think of Colombia as a hotbed of drug wars, only 10 percent of homicides result from drug-cartel activity.
Rooted in the mythology of a Nordic warrior cult whose activities purportedly gave rise to the expression "running berserk," "Berserks" is part of an evening-length work, Mjollnir (The Hammer of Thor) (1995) and is choreographed by Chvala in collaboration with the percussionist group Savage Aural Hotbed.
CAIRO, Sept 26 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Interior said late Friday that nine "terrorists" were killed in a crackdown on their hotbed in Awsim town, Giza governorate.
Who'd have thought that Stoke would be a hotbed of darts?
Fortunately, she eventually obtained the money from the Creative Advantage Fund - a public sector led venture capital initiative-and Hotbed Media was born.
Birmingham-based company Hotbed Media is making the programme to show on Channel Four in the autumn.
The Jersey City Gold Coast is a hotbed for major companies desiring all the amenities New Jersey has to offer with the proximity to Manhattan.
After the box office smash The40-Year-Old Virgin Hotbed Media, an independent TV production company, is developing a documentary exploring the world of male virginity.
Gallery in the Park, an innovative project set in Leazes Park was a major part of the Culture10 and Hotbed 2004 campaign showcasing the best of the Park's pounds 4.