junkyard

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noun junk·yard \ˈjəŋk-ˌyärd\

Definition of junkyard

  1. :  a yard used to store sometimes resalable junk

Examples of junkyard in a sentence

  1. The car was hauled off to the junkyard.

1880

First Known Use of junkyard

1880


JUNKYARD Defined for English Language Learners

junkyard

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noun junk·yard \ˈjəŋk-ˌyärd\

Definition of junkyard for English Language Learners

  • : a place where you can buy, sell, or leave junk


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