from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective No longer occupied or used; abandoned.
  • adjective Uninhabited.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having no residents.
  • adjective no longer used by people.
  • adjective remote from civilization.
  • adjective being left by another without support or assistance; left in the lurch; -- of people.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of desert.
  • adjective abandoned
  • adjective desolate

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

  • adjective forsaken by owner or inhabitants


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