heartland heartland  /ˈhɑrt ˌlænd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the central region of a country or continent; especially a region that is important to a country or to a culture

Usage(s):

  1. Photographer Kenneth Jarecke, a native Cornhusker, provides an intimate portrait of farming in today's heartland.
  2. At 38, he was a state legislator in a party out of power, a black politician trounced in the black heartland, an outsider in the tribal world of Chicago politics.
  3. Her roots run deep in dangdut 's heartland.

News

  1. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. and Morrill Bancshares, Inc. Announce Signing of Definitive Merger Agreement

    Heartland Financial USA, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Morrill Bancshares, Inc., based in Merriam, Kansas. Morrill
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Heartland RSVP volunteers recognized

    Heartland Retired and Senior Volunteer Program recognizes its volunteers during its 40th annual banquet.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTVO Kirksville

  3. Heartland Payment Systems(R) Named to Fortune 1000 List

    Heartland Payment Systems , one of the nation's largest payment processors and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, today announced that it has been named to the 2013 FORTUNE 1000 list of ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In a campaign advertisement this year, Mr Obama described Mrs Dunham as the daughter of a Midwest oil company clerk who "taught me values straight from the Kansas heartland".
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

  2. "We haven't convinced people that this is a rescue effort, not just for Wall Street but for Main Street America, for working families, for small businesses, the heartland of America - all over America," McCain said on "American Morning" on CNN....
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We've come to recognize that this is the heartland," Ann Romney told a sea of supporters clad in yellow "Team Mitt" shirts. "We are doing this as a family."
    on Aug 11, 2007 By: Ann Romney Source: Washington Post

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