Etymology
Advertisement

Sunbelt (n.)

1969, with reference to the Southern U.S., from sun (n.) + belt (n.).

updated on November 23, 2012

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of Sunbelt from WordNet

Sunbelt (n.)
states in the south and southwest that have a warm climate and tend to be politically conservative;
From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.