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badland

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noun bad·land \ˈbad-ˌland\

Definition of badland

  1. :  a region marked by intricate erosional sculpturing, scanty vegetation, and fantastically formed hills —usually used in plural



1851

First Known Use of badland

1851


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Badlands

geographical name Bad·lands \ˈbad-ˌlandz\

Definition of Badlands

  1. barren region SW South Dakota & NW Nebraska




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