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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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The state has a total of over 60 lakh acres of wastelands spread over 7 districts.
DETECTIVES today revealed that items found on a patch of Teesside wasteland are not linked to the Peter Hoe murder investigation.
Police are advising local off-road motorcyclists to steer clear of public wasteland and parklands.
Would it not seem odd for a regulator to complain that certain Web sites are wastelands if the overall package contains numerous options and if many of them are good?
He narrates rather than lectures and turns each situation into an adventure, whether looking for sheep in a blinding snow storm, exploring the frozen wastelands of Antarctica, clearing the ice from frozen metrological instruments.
takes place on the eve of the Apocalypse in the barren wastelands surrounding Winnipeg.
The companies will need at least three local workers for each acre, and developing the wastelands will improve the economy of the regions, he said.
The Environmental Expert stressed the need for creating awareness to change the attitude of entire societies that wetlands are not wastelands but a valuable natural resources for human lives.
The project forms part of a masterplan by OMA to redevelop the industrial wastelands and former mines around Essen, in the heart of the Ruhr.
The camera mixes it all into chaotic, flurried wastelands that tip the scales of reality and documentation and spill into fiction and fabrication.