Definition of dumping ground in English:

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dumping ground

Pronunciation: /ˈdəmpiNG ɡround/


A place where garbage or unwanted material is left.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: dump·ing ground

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