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sun belt

The southern and southwestern United States, as in Retirees have been moving to the sun belt for years. It is so called for its warm climate. [Mid-1900s]
See also: belt, sun

sun belt

n. the southern U.S. states, where it is generally warm and sunny. (see also rust belt.) I want to retire to the sun belt.
See also: belt, sun
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The Sun Belt Conference women's golf championship will be represented by teams from Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Little Rock, UL Monroe, South Alabama, Texas State and Troy.
As a Sophomore in 2009, she was chosen for the All Sun Belt squad again and was top scorer with 11 goals for her university team, also known as the Blue Raiders.
This includes areas beyond the Sun Belt and toward the Southeast and Mountain West.
We look forward to expanding our partnership with The First Tee and Sun Belt Conference organization.
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This was an active year for CHG, with over a billion dollars in deals, which included several high-profile hospitality deals including: $575 million for the equity recapitalization of the Morgans Hotel portfolio, which includes some of the most well-known boutique hotels in the country (Morgans, Hudson, Royalton, Delano, and Mondrian Hotels) located in New York, South Beach, and Los Angeles, $108 million for the acquisition and condo conversion of the Villa Luisa Hotel in South Beach into the South of 5th condominiums, $200 million assignment for the Cardel Hotel Fund, which will be used to acquire and reposition hospitality assets in the Sun Belt, and $75 million for the acquisition of land for a condominium hotel development in the fashionable SOHO district of Manhattan.
30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In an agreement between Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and the Sun Belt Conference, the prestigious Raven Golf Club will be the league's host site for the men's golf championships for the next four years, resort and conference officials announced today.
5 million s/f of space, most of them located in the Sun Belt.
Coalition schools are members of the Sun Belt, WAC, MAC, Mountain West and Conference USA.
In addition to the Southeastern Conference, Regions also has athletic sponsorships with the Sun Belt Conference and several individual universities across its 15-state footprint in the South, Midwest and Texas.
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Defensive end Brandon Joiner, the Sun Belt defensive player of the year N is gone after leading the team with 13 sacks and 19 tackles for loss last season.
This declaration from a guy fired after going 11-35 in four seasons at Idaho, where he tried to compete on a Division I-A level while playing in the southern-based Sun Belt conference at a school contemplating a drop to I-AA.
Many maturing baby boomers are also choosing city living rather than relocation to Sun Belt regions as they enter a new stage in their lifestyles.