Meaning of “junkyard” in the English Dictionary

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"junkyard" in British English

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junkyardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒʌŋk.jɑːd/ us /ˈdʒʌŋk.jɑːrd/ mainly US

a place to which people take large things such as old furniture or machines that they no longer want

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

"junkyard" in American English

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junkyardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdʒʌŋkˌjɑrd/

a place, often a large open area, where useless or unwanted items are left, and sometimes sold

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