"heartland" meaning in All languages combined

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Noun [English]

IPA: /ˈhɑːtlənd/ [Received-Pronunciation], /-lænd/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈhɑɹtlənd/, /-ˌlænd/ Audio: en-us-heartland.ogg Forms: heartlands [plural]
enPR: härtʹ-lənd Etymology: From heart (“(figuratively) centre, core, essence”) + land. Etymology templates: {{langname|en}} English, {{senseno|en|Mackinder}} sense 2.1.1, {{langname|en}} English, {{senseno|en|Singapore}} sense 2.1.2, {{compound|en|heart|land|notext=1|t1=(figuratively) centre, core, essence|type=exocentric}} heart (“(figuratively) centre, core, essence”) + land Head templates: {{en-noun}} heartland (plural heartlands)
  1. Synonym of heart (“the seat of the affections or love”) Synonyms: heart [synonym, synonym-of]
    Sense id: en-heartland-en-noun-iK4UELMo
  2. Also in the plural form heartlands:
    The interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant.
    (specifically) In the geopolitical theory of the English geographer Halford John Mackinder (1861–1947): the interior of the world island comprising north-central Eurasia regarded as politically powerful.
    Tags: specifically Translations (interior of the world island comprising north-central Eurasia regarded as politically powerful): Euroopan sydänmaat [plural] (Finnish)
    Sense id: en-heartland-en-noun-en:Mackinder Disambiguation of 'interior of the world island comprising north-central Eurasia regarded as politically powerful': 0 57 14 26 2
  3. Also in the plural form heartlands:
    The interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant.
    (specifically, Singapore, chiefly in the plural) Residential districts and planning areas outside the city centre; the new towns of Singapore collectively.
    Tags: Singapore, in-plural, specifically Translations ((Singapore) residential districts outside the city centre): 鄰里社区 (línlǐ shèqū) (Chinese Mandarin), keskustan ulkopuoliset alueet [plural] (Finnish)
    Sense id: en-heartland-en-noun-en:Singapore Categories (other): Singapore English Disambiguation of '(Singapore) residential districts outside the city centre': 0 8 72 18 3
  4. Also in the plural form heartlands:
    The interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant.
    (specifically, US, often attributively) The states in the centre of the United States, chiefly regarded as politically and socially conservative; also, the people living in such states collectively.
    Tags: US, attributive, often, specifically Categories (place): Regions Synonyms: Middle America Translations (states in the centre of the United States, chiefly regarded as politically and socially conservative; people living in such states collectively): Yhdysvaltain sydänmaat [plural] (Finnish)
    Sense id: en-heartland-en-noun-AY9MteNe Disambiguation of Regions: 1 19 24 36 20 Categories (other): American English, English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with language name categories using raw markup, English entries with topic categories using raw markup, English exocentric compounds, Terms with Azerbaijani translations, Terms with Dutch translations, Terms with Dzongkha translations, Terms with Finnish translations, Terms with French translations, Terms with German translations, Terms with Irish translations, Terms with Macedonian translations, Terms with Mandarin translations, Terms with Maori translations, Terms with Portuguese translations, Terms with Spanish translations, Terms with Swedish translations, Terms with Ukrainian translations, Terms with Welsh translations Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 2 23 25 45 6 Disambiguation of English entries with language name categories using raw markup: 2 20 18 55 5 Disambiguation of English entries with topic categories using raw markup: 2 19 22 54 4 Disambiguation of English exocentric compounds: 4 36 9 45 6 Disambiguation of Terms with Azerbaijani translations: 2 11 15 66 6 Disambiguation of Terms with Dutch translations: 4 13 20 59 5 Disambiguation of Terms with Dzongkha translations: 3 12 20 60 5 Disambiguation of Terms with Finnish translations: 3 12 16 64 5 Disambiguation of Terms with French translations: 3 13 20 59 4 Disambiguation of Terms with German translations: 3 13 20 59 6 Disambiguation of Terms with Irish translations: 2 13 14 69 3 Disambiguation of Terms with Macedonian translations: 3 12 16 63 6 Disambiguation of Terms with Mandarin translations: 4 15 17 60 4 Disambiguation of Terms with Maori translations: 2 12 16 67 4 Disambiguation of Terms with Portuguese translations: 2 11 15 66 6 Disambiguation of Terms with Spanish translations: 2 10 21 63 4 Disambiguation of Terms with Swedish translations: 2 11 16 67 4 Disambiguation of Terms with Ukrainian translations: 2 12 16 67 4 Disambiguation of Terms with Welsh translations: 3 13 20 60 4 Disambiguation of 'states in the centre of the United States, chiefly regarded as politically and socially conservative; people living in such states collectively': 0 1 1 97 0
  5. Also in the plural form heartlands:
    A region or part of a region particularly associated with or significant for a characteristic, such as an activity, a faith, support for a political party or other organization, etc.
    Translations (region or part of a region particularly associated with or significant for a characteristic): sydänmaa (Finnish), ydinalue (Finnish), Hochburg [feminine] (German)
    Sense id: en-heartland-en-noun-9BUxOvKZ Disambiguation of 'region or part of a region particularly associated with or significant for a characteristic': 0 23 23 23 32
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: heartlander Translations (interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant): ocaq (Azerbaijani), 心臟地帶 (Chinese Mandarin), 心脏地带 (xīnzàngdìdài) (Chinese Mandarin), centrum (Dutch), kern (Dutch), གཞུང (gzhung) (Dzongkha), rintamaa (Finnish), sydänmaa (Finnish), ydinalue (Finnish), centre [masculine] (French), Kerngebiet [neuter] (German), Kernland [masculine] (German), croíthailte [feminine, masculine, plural] (Irish), сре́дишен дел (srédišen del) [masculine] (Macedonian), manowhenua (Maori), coração [masculine] (Portuguese), corazón [masculine] (Spanish), núcleo [masculine] (Spanish), hjärta [neuter] (Swedish), kärnland [neuter] (Swedish), kärnområde [neuter] (Swedish), осере́ддя (oseréddja) [neuter] (Ukrainian), perfedd [masculine] (Welsh), perfeddwlad [feminine] (Welsh)
Disambiguation of 'interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant': 0 29 29 29 14

Inflected forms

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      "word": "ocaq"
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      "word": "心臟地帶"
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      "sense": "interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant",
      "word": "心脏地带"
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      "sense": "interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant",
      "word": "གཞུང"
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      "sense": "interior part of a region, especially when contrasted with coastal parts or when regarded as particularly powerful or significant",
      "word": "sydänmaa"
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        "plural"
      ],
      "word": "Euroopan sydänmaat"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "roman": "línlǐ shèqū",
      "sense": "(Singapore) residential districts outside the city centre",
      "word": "鄰里社区"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "(Singapore) residential districts outside the city centre",
      "tags": [
        "plural"
      ],
      "word": "keskustan ulkopuoliset alueet"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "states in the centre of the United States, chiefly regarded as politically and socially conservative; people living in such states collectively",
      "tags": [
        "plural"
      ],
      "word": "Yhdysvaltain sydänmaat"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "region or part of a region particularly associated with or significant for a characteristic",
      "word": "sydänmaa"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "region or part of a region particularly associated with or significant for a characteristic",
      "word": "ydinalue"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "region or part of a region particularly associated with or significant for a characteristic",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "Hochburg"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "Halford John Mackinder",
    "The Geographical Pivot of History"
  ],
  "word": "heartland"
}

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