Meaning of “badlands” in the English Dictionary

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"badlands" in British English

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badlandsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈbæd.lændz/ us /ˈbæd.lændz/

a dry area without plants and with large rocks that the weather has worn into strange shapes, especially the area like this in Dakota and Nebraska in the US

(Definition of “badlands” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"badlands" in American English

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badlandsplural noun

us /ˈbædˌlændz/

a dry area without plants and with large rocks that the weather has worn into strange shapes

(Definition of “badlands” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)