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English definition of “disaster area”

disaster area

noun    
[C usually singular] a place where a very serious accident, such as an earthquake, has happenedAccidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailures [S] humorous an extremely untidy, dirty, or badly organized place: After the party, the house was a complete disaster area.Dirt and untidiness
(Definition of disaster area noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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