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junkyard

[juhngk-yahrd] /ˈdʒʌŋkˌyɑrd/
noun
1.
a yard for the collection, storage, and resale of junk.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; junk1 + yard2
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Examples for junkyard
  • They sold it to a junkyard owner, exposing a number of people to high doses of radiation.
  • Salvage is a junkyard with two open areas on each side and cozy tunnels and low-lying paths in the middle sections of the map.
  • The mayhem takes place in a skid-row junkyard, which is about right.
  • The car was put on display next to the junkyard with no comments or signs.
British Dictionary definitions for junkyard

junkyard

/ˈdʒʌŋkˌjɑːd/
noun
1.
a place where junk is stored or collected for sale
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