waste|land [ˈweıstlænd, -lənd] n [U and C]
1.) an unattractive area, often with old ruined buildings, factories etc on it
urban/industrial wasteland
the restoration of industrial wasteland
2.) a place, situation, or time that has no excitement or interest
= ↑desert
The 70s were a cultural wasteland.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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