Definition of 'wasteland'
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Together they plant and tend a fragile garden in the unforgiving urban wasteland. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Particularly amazing given what a restaurant wasteland this area is. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The perception that we are an intellectual or cultural wasteland is so detrimental. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Rubbish collects in vast areas of wasteland. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the sites have become scruffy wasteland. The Sun (2009)America has become a moral wasteland poised for mass paralysis through entertainment. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)You may see an industrial wasteland. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For one magical summer, what was once an industrial wasteland became a theatre of sporting dreams. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The company want to counter the image of Siberia as little more than a vast wintry wasteland. The Sun (2013)It is a vast wasteland the size of Texas that collects huge quantities of rubbish. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The transformation from a largely disused industrial wasteland is total, but the makeover is not quite complete. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Good media will not die in the downturn and Britain is not about to become a cultural wasteland. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The police are to focus on an area of wasteland and a street where roadworks were being carried out at the time of the arrest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Vast areas will become wasteland. The Sun (2014)One of the poorest parts of our capital city has been transformed, with wasteland turned into beautiful parkland with fantastic sporting facilities. The Sun (2012)But what will it mean tomorrow when the sun rises over the urban wasteland I call home? Christianity Today (2000)Green Britain or industrial wasteland? Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)With it went the myth that the modern game must be a barren wasteland of aerial ping pong, interspersed with sporadic outbursts of pick and drive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The regional branch of the Louvre is due to open in December on an industrial wasteland once home to a pit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Detroit has been turned into a barren wasteland, destroyed by a viral epidemic that many saw coming, but none chose to stop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'wasteland'
British English: wasteland NOUN
A wasteland is an area of land on which not much can grow or which has been spoiled in some way.
The pollution has already turned vast areas into a wasteland.
- American English: wasteland
- Brazilian Portuguese: terra inculta
- Chinese: 荒地
- European Spanish: terreno baldío
- French: terres à l'abandonN
- German: Ödland
- Italian: terra desolata
- Japanese: 荒れ地
- Korean: 불모지
- European Portuguese: terra inculta
- Spanish: terreno baldío
Definition of wasteland from the Collins English Dictionary
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