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junkyard Line breaks: junk|yard
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌŋkjɑːd/

Definition of junkyard in English:


North American
A scrapyard.
Example sentences
  • Specifically, motor vehicles deployed within the region were susceptible to explosive attacks, and many army personnel had found themselves raiding junkyards to create makeshift armour in order to protect themselves.
  • Billy helped Tinguely scavenge dumps and junkyards in the New Jersey Meadowlands for the motors and wheels and other detritus that would compose his giant kinetic heap.
  • Juvenile crime focused primarily on merchants or less organized forms of thievery in semipublic areas such as dumps, junkyards, and railroad yards.
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