Definitions for wastelandˈweɪstˌlænd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

waste•landˈweɪstˌlænd(n.)

  1. land that is uncultivated or barren.

  2. an area that is devastated, as by flood or war.

  3. something, as a locality, that is spiritually or intellectually barren.

Origin of wasteland:

1630–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barren, waste, wasteland(noun)

    an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation

    "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"

Wiktionary

  1. wasteland(Noun)

    A region with no remaining resources; a desert.

    Ten years of drought had left the area a wasteland

  2. wasteland(Noun)

    Any barren or uninteresting place.

    After his experiences, he no longer found western Kansas such a wasteland

Freebase

  1. Wasteland

    Wasteland is an American television drama on ABC network created by Kevin Williamson. The show debuted in 1999, a Miramax Films production. Several of the themes explored were college, friendships, romance and homosexuality. It aired only three episodes in October 1999 before ABC canceled it. However Showtime's ShowNext channel aired the 10 remaining episodes in 2001.

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