[ US /ˈweɪstˌɫænd/ ]
[ UK /wˈe‍ɪstlənd/ ]
  1. an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
    the barrens of central Africa
    the trackless wastes of the desert
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How To Use wasteland In A Sentence

  • Scrambling to her feet, she zigzagged away across the wasteland, through the grimy cans an(l hubcaps and other roadside jetsam. COMPULSION
  • The 70s were a cultural wasteland.
  • It is a vast wasteland the size of Texas that collects huge quantities of rubbish. Times, Sunday Times
  • A familiar sight, almost opposite Bedford Hospital, is the Britannia Works archway, the area behind which has been wasteland for at least ten years.
  • Never bite on such questions because they'll lead you into a trackless wasteland and you'll never get out of it.
  • Varieties like jungle jalebi and jatropha are ideal for wastelands while sadabhar, saijjan, kadambh, maulshree and sweet neem all germinate on their own and don't need maintenance. "
  • But then I needed their attentiveness, as I was collapsed and semi-conscious at the top of a frozen wasteland, the nearest settlement being miles down the mountain.
  • The car was dumped in a stretch of wasteland in the south of the city.
  • The shopping mall opens and the nearby high street is turned instantly into a wasteland of building societies and vomit. Times, Sunday Times
  • The main alternative to the cattle cure of wastelands is hydroseeding, in which a machine sprays a mixture of seeds and fertilizer onto the barren soil.
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