Translation for 'breadbasket' from English to Russian
NOUN   a breadbasket | breadbaskets
SYNO breadbasket | stomach | tum | ...
хлеборобный край {м}
breadbasket [coll.]
чрево {с}
breadbasket [fig.]
корзина {ж} для хлеба
breadbasket [not fig.]
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Translation for 'breadbasket' from English to Russian

breadbasket [coll.]
unverified хлеборобный край {м}сель.
breadbasket [fig.]
unverified чрево {с}анат.
breadbasket [not fig.]
корзина {ж} для хлебагастр.
Usage Examples English
  • In South Africa, the Free State province is often considered the country's breadbasket due to its wheat, sunflower, and maize fields.
  • Today, the fertile soils of Anras are known as the East Tyrolean breadbasket.
  • In the fall of 1874, the Kansas countryside was first sown with Turkey Red wheat, the hardy, high-yield variety that gave Kansas its enormous productivity and made the region the breadbasket of the world.
  • Grant to burn "the breadbasket of the Confederacy."
  • It was the center of the province of Africa, which was a major breadbasket of the Empire. Among its major monuments was an amphitheater, built in the 1st century, with a capacity of 30,000 seats.

  • Until 1998 it was a breadbasket for the region and was surrounded by lush orchards growing grapes, roses and wheat.
  • Chicago, being the transportation hub of the nation's breadbasket, was the most logical location for the agricultural commodities futures contract trading business.
  • Uasin Gishu along with neighboring Trans-Nzoia, are considered Kenya's breadbasket due to their large-scale maize and wheat farms which produce the bulk of the country's total harvest.
  • Igbariam is blessed with abundant fertile land, And is well-known for the Igbariam Farm Settlement built during the reign of M.I. Okpara in Eastern Nigeria. They are seen as the State's breadbasket.
  • In 1997, Au Bon Pain changed the company name to Panera, from a word that has roots in the Latin word for "breadbasket" and is identical to the word for "breadbasket" in Spanish and Catalan.

  • During the civil war against Gaius Marius, Antium - breadbasket of Rome - was allied with Sulla: in 87 BC it suffered a surprise attack and was devastated by the Marian troops, with many citizen deaths.
  • It is believed to originate in the Ghor al-Safi and Ghor al Mazraa, the rural regions surrounding the Dead Sea that make up the "breadbasket" of Jordan.
  • Mindanao is considered the major breadbasket of the Philippines, with eight of the top 10 agri-commodities exported from the Philippines coming from the island itself.
  • Sometimes called "the breadbasket of America", the Midwest serves as a center for grain production, particularly wheat, corn and soybeans.
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