Definition of breadbasket noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

breadbasket

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbredbɑːskɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbredbæskɪt//
 
[singular]
 
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the part of a country or region that produces large amounts of food, especially grain, for the rest of the country or region
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: breadbasket