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wil•der•ness



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.

Wil•der•ness



Pronunciation: (wil'dur-nis), [key]
n.
a wooded area in NE Virginia: several battles fought here in 1864 between armies of Grant and Lee.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

wilderwilderness area
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