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dumping-ground

[duhm-ping-ground] /ˈdʌm pɪŋˌgraʊnd/
noun
1.
dump (def 17).
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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dumping ground

noun phrase

A place to which unwanted persons and things are relegated: Because of such appointments the Department came to be seen as ''a dumping ground'' (1885+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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