Definition of tar pit in English:

tar pit

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noun

  • A hollow in which natural tar accumulates by seepage.
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    • He was a dinosaur who, instead of crawling off to some distant tar pit to die, took an entire industry with him into the abyss.
    • Most of those bones, which began accumulating in the tar pits about 44,000 years ago, were exhumed early in the 1900s, he says.
    • It wasn't horribly interesting watching a bunch of natural tar pits and the skeletons of animals that were found in them.

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