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ˈweɪstˌlændwaste·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barren, waste, wastelandnoun

    an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation

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

Wiktionary

  1. wastelandnoun

    A region with no remaining resources; a desert.

    Ten years of drought had left the area a wasteland

  2. wastelandnoun

    Any barren or uninteresting place.

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

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  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wasteland in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wasteland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of wasteland in a Sentence

  1. Chip Campsen:

    The federal government must respect and not infringe upon state's wishes and authority, we don't want South Carolina's pristine coastline to be turned into an industrial wasteland.

  2. Craig McClain:

    Near the wreckage and wellhead, many of the animals characteristic of other areas of the deep Gulf of Mexico, including sea cucumbers, giant isopods, glass sponges and whip corals, were absent, what we observed was a homogenous wasteland, in great contrast to the rich heterogeneity of life seen in a healthy deep sea.

  3. Eduard Basurin:

    Eighty percent of Debaltseve is already ours, a cleanup of the town is under way.Kiev's military denied the town, which had a peacetime population of 25,000 but is now a bombed-out wasteland, had fallen but acknowledged losing control of some of it. Some Ukrainian soldiers had been captured, it said, but denied rebel reports that up to 300 had surrendered or been taken prisoner. Kiev and NATO say the rebel military operation to take Debaltseve is being carried out with the assistance of tanks, artillery and soldiers from Russia's army. Moscow denies that it has sent its forces to participate in battle for territory that President Vladimir Putin has referred to as.

  4. Anthon St Maarten:

    We have created a manic world nauseous with the pursuit of material wealth. Many also bear their cross of imagined deprivation, while their fellow human beings remain paralyzed by real poverty. We drown in the thick sweetness of our sensual excess, and our shameless opulence, while our discontent souls suffocate in the arid wasteland of spiritual deprivation.

  5. Director George Miller:

    I'm just not recovered enough to get into it, but you know these characters live in your head and we've got a lot of back stories and if we have time again to go out into the wasteland there are other films we will want to do. Yes, so that's the answer I can give at this moment now -- I've just come out of labour.

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