garbage dump

garbage dump
a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
Syn: ↑dump, ↑trash dump, ↑rubbish dump, ↑wasteyard, ↑waste-yard, ↑dumpsite
Derivationally related forms: ↑dumpy (for: ↑dump), ↑dump (for: ↑dump)
Hypernyms: ↑site, ↑land site

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