Pronunciation: (wil'dur-nis),[key] —n. 1. a wild and uncultivated region, as of forest or desert, uninhabited or inhabited only by wild animals; a tract of wasteland.
2. a tract of land officially designated as such and protected by the U.S. government.
3. any desolate tract, as of open sea.
4. a part of a garden set apart for plants growing with unchecked luxuriance.
5. a bewildering mass or collection.
Pronunciation: (wil'dur-nis),[key] —n. a wooded area in NE Virginia: several battles fought here in 1864 between armies of Grant and Lee.