a yard for the collection, storage, and resale of junk.

1875–80, Americanism; junk1 + yard2

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junkyard (ˈdʒʌŋkˌjɑːd)
a place where junk is stored or collected for sale

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Example sentences
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.
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