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  • n. The site, the place where a building is located, is currently under construction, or shall be constructed.
  • n. The site of a former structure, indicated by an assemblage of features, artifacts or debris, remote-sensing data, or historic records (e.g., deed records).
  • n. A messy, disorganized area.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lot on which there are no permanent buildings


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Abbu was a construction worker at a building site just outside Karachi.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • Father has I think determined to build out here, we all went this morning to look at a building site on a hill near Dr. Young's residence, and owned by him, if Father can afford it and is willing to do it, there is nothing which I desire more.

    Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.


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