rubbish tip/dump

noun

British
: an area of land where people can dump things that are no longer useful or wanted and that are being been thrown out

Examples of rubbish tip/dump in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2018, researchers uncovered seven small tombs under a Byzantine-era rubbish dump. Sam Jones, New York Times, 18 Jan. 2023 The program followed impoverished inhabitants eking out a living on the beach, at the lagoon, and at a rubbish dump. Colin Grant, The New York Review of Books, 18 Nov. 2021 Who would abduct him, torture him for days and toss him onto a rubbish tip? Tom Nolan, WSJ, 27 May 2022

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“Rubbish tip/dump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rubbish%20tip%2Fdump. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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