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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
(尤指城市裡或市郊的)荒地
The car was dumped in a stretch of wasteland in the south of the city.
那輛汽車被遺棄在該市南部的一片荒地裡。
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(指缺乏積極向上等特質的時代或局面);不毛之地
the spiritual wasteland of the 1980s
20世紀80年代的精神荒漠
Unpleasant placesPlaces and locations
(Definition of wasteland from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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