Translation of wasteland in Spanish:

wasteland

Pronunciation: /ˈweɪstlænd/

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  • (often pl) (barren land) páramo (m), tierra (f) yerma or baldía; (uncultivated land) erial (m) inner-city wastelands zonas (fpl) urbanas deprimidas
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    • It only comes out at the outskirts of the land where the barren wasteland ends and things begin to grow again.
    • The trip would comprise of roughly 750 km through the vast Mongolian prairies and the arid wastelands of the Gobi desert.
    • They were denuding the sheep pastures of grass, turning once successful ranches into wastelands and reducing wool production by half.
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    • Government intervention ensures that intercity areas are well kept and that ethnic ghettos and industrial wastelands do not emerge.
    • Whether it's rusting machinery and industrial wastelands, or ivy-draped columns, ruins are undeniably romantic.
    • My favourite of these are the daffodils which appear everywhere from formal gardens to woodland paths to urban wastelands.

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