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wasteland

noun     /ˈweɪst.lænd/
[C or U] an empty area of land, especially in or near a city, which is not not used to grow crops or built on, or used in any way (尤指城市里或市郊的)荒地 The car was dumped in a stretch of wasteland in the south of the city. 那辆汽车被遗弃在该市南部的一片荒地里。 Areas in towns and citiesDeserts, prairies and wildernesses
[S] literary disapproving a place, time or situation containing nothing positive or productive, or completely without a particular quality or activity 荒原;荒漠(指缺乏积极向上等特质的时代或局面);不毛之地 the spiritual wasteland of the 1980s 20世纪80年代的精神荒漠 Unpleasant placesPlaces and locations
(Definition of wasteland from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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