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EtymologyEdit

From waste +‎ land.

NounEdit

wasteland (plural wastelands)

  1. A region with no remaining resources; a desert.
    • 2007, Kai Hansen, "To Mother Earth", Gamma Ray, Land of the Free II.
      Here create another wasteland / On and on 'til nothing's there / Here it comes, the devastation / Poisoning the air
    Ten years of drought had left the area a wasteland.
  2. Any barren or uninteresting place.
    After his experiences, he no longer found western Kansas such a wasteland.

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