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dumping ground Line breaks: dump|ing ground

Definition of dumping ground in English:


A place where rubbish or unwanted material is left: figurative some estates have become dumping grounds for ‘problem’ families
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  • By 1914 Wiltshire's canals had dried up and for many years they became dumping grounds for rubbish as the war pushed any development plans into the background.
  • There is a pond between the entrance gate and the main building of the tomb which is completely dry and virtually a dumping ground of rubbish.
  • A once-lovely park is now just a dumping ground for rubbish.
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