wasteland


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wasteland

a barren or desolate area of land, not or no longer used for cultivation or building
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Spider inhabits Guston's wasteland, a shifting, menacing region where material reality is charged with latent horror.
It was a patch of wasteland but there were houses pretty close and a community centre so we had to use water jets to re-direct the smoke.
Work began in January and residents fear the homeowner also plans to expand his property onto neighbouring wasteland, since the only section of the boundary wall that has not been modified separates his land from the open ground.
According to a handout of Media Cell, FATA Secretariat about 80 percent area of FATA comprises wasteland and it is suitable for raising of forests and range management practices.
In reality the glitzy artist's impression of the pounds 320million Broadway development in Bradford is a wasteland.
America's Nuclear Wasteland charts the issues stemming from contamination, examining the political, social and environmental impact alike.
Wray's second novel (following The Right Hand of Sleep) opens on a desolate Southern plantation in 1863, a wasteland of wartorn, darkly religious individuals who engage in the "Trade," the famed rebel slave business along the Mississippi.
The clean-up of wasteland near two Cardiff homeless shelters came after 52 police officers yesterday stormed the hostels in an early morning drugs bust.
Surveying his Wasteland, Eliot implored, "Hurry up please, it's time.
The sewage has been seeping on to wasteland owned by Whitefriars Housing, adjoining Leeder Close and Peyto Close, in Holbrooks, Coventry, and residents say it is now the "size of a pond" - 60ft by 30ft and 1ft deep.
A project to tidy a piece of wasteland on the edge of a North school's grounds is being used to interest children in horticulture courses.
Public schools are, in general, a wasteland when it comes to learning about God and the Bible.