Definitions

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

  • noun The location of a dump, especially a garbage dump.

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  • noun A dump for garbage, usually a dump that is actively in use; or the location of such a dump

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  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped

Etymologies

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dump +‎ site

Examples

  • The anti-nuclear watchdog group Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety said the fire appeared to be about 3.5 miles from a dumpsite where as many as 30,000 55-gallon drums of plutonium-contaminated waste were stored in fabric tents above ground.

    Towns near N.M. fire, nuclear lab wary of smoke

  • When squad cars roar to the dumpsite and police start asking questions, the boys realize that the contents of the bag are like pieces in a puzzle.

    Tales for Teens (and Others)

  • Li Lun/EPA Law enforcers took away a woman during a mission to demolish illegally-built shelters on a former dumpsite in Wuhan, China's Hubei province, Wednesday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • The anti-nuclear watchdog group Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety said the fire appeared to be about 3.5 miles from a dumpsite where as many as 30,000 55-gallon drums of plutonium-contaminated waste were stored in fabric tents above ground.

    Towns near N.M. fire, nuclear lab wary of smoke

  • In an unspecified country that could be Brazil or Mexico or the Philippines, Raphael, Gardo and Rat make their very homes atop vast heaving heaps of refuse; they are "dumpsite boys" who survive by rummaging for things to sell or trade.

    Tales for Teens (and Others)

  • The anti-nuclear watchdog group Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, however, said the fire appeared to be about 3 1/2 miles from a dumpsite where as many as 30,000 55-gallon drums of plutonium-contaminated waste were stored in fabric tents above ground.

    New Mexico Wildfire Forces Evacuations, Closes Government Nuclear Lab In Los Alamos

  • The anti-nuclear watchdog group Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety said the fire appeared to be about 3.5 miles from a dumpsite where as many as 30,000 55-gallon drums of plutonium-contaminated waste were stored in fabric tents above ground.

    Towns near N.M. fire, nuclear lab wary of smoke

  • The anti-nuclear watchdog group Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety said the fire appeared to be about 3.5 miles from a dumpsite where as many as 30,000 55-gallon drums of plutonium-contaminated waste were stored in fabric tents above ground.

    Towns near N.M. fire, nuclear lab wary of smoke

  • If Yucca Mountain had not been designated as a dumpsite for radioactive waste in 1987, it might easily have become a scenic overlook on the long drive between Tonopah and Las Vegas.

    Wil Hylton: Why Obama Should Rethink the Closure of Yucca Mountain

  • Mr. MARCEL CLADO (Philippine Christian Foundation): Because this is an open dumpsite, there are scavengers for the waste.

    Scavengers Turn Trashy Magazines Into Jewelry

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