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Definition of Breadbasket

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major cereal-producing region that supplies cereals for the rest of it; basket for carrying bread; (Slang) stomach;
Breadbasket Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The stomach.
  
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breadbasket
\bread"bas`ket\ (&?;), n. the stomach. [humorous] foote.
breadbasket
n
1. an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion [syn: stomach, tummy, tum]


2. a basket for serving bread

ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
stomach, belly The ball hit him just below his chest - right in the breadbasket.
English Idioms WM 1.3a
stomach, belly; an area that produces grain, wheatbelt 
The ball hit him just below his chest - right in the breadbasket.
Saskatchewan is a major wheat producer: Canada's breadbasket.
Australian Slang
to hit smb. in the stomach
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
the stomach
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a geographic region serving as the principal source of grain
(hypernym) region
2. an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
(synonym) stomach, tummy, tum
(hypernym) internal organ, viscus
(hyponym) craw, crop
(part-holonym) alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract
(part-meronym) gastric artery, arteria gastrica
3. a basket for serving bread
(hypernym) basket, handbasket
Breadbasket Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
The breadbasket or the granary of a country is a region which, because of richness of soil and/or advantageous climate, produces an agricultural surplus which is often considered vital for the country as a whole. Rice bowl is a similar term used to refer to Southeast Asia, and California's Salinas Valley is often referred to as the world's salad bowl. Such regions may be the subject of fierce political disputes which may even escalate into full military conflicts.

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