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Meaning of GRASS ROOTS

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the common people at a local level (as distinguished from the centers of political activity)
  2. [n]  the essential foundation or source; "the problem was attacked at the grass roots"
 
 See Also: common people, folk, foundation

 

 

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 Related Terms: agricultural region, arable land, beginning, black belt, citrus belt, commencement, conception, corn belt, cotton belt, countryside, derivation, dust bowl, farm belt, farm country, farmland, fruit belt, genesis, grassland, grazing region, head, highlands, inception, lowlands, meadows and pastures, moors, origin, original, origination, plains, prairies, provenience, province, provinces, radical, radix, rise, root, rural district, rustic region, source, stem, steppes, stock, taproot, the country, the soil, the sticks, tobacco belt, uplands, veld, wheat belt, wide-open spaces, woodland, woods and fields, yokeldom
 

 

 

 

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