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Bad Lands

plural noun
1.
a barren, severely eroded region in SW South Dakota and NW Nebraska.
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  • She started a scene in the edge of the Bad Lands down the river.

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  • He was a thousand miles away from the Bad Lands in his fast-running dreams.

  • A fence in the Bad Lands was unknown outside a corral in those days.

  • As for himself, his great plans were at an end on the Bad Lands range.

  • Must be five or six miles of range between you an' the Bad Lands.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • But the horse-thieves and the criminals that are hiding out in the Bad Lands.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • He ought to be in jail along with other denizens of the Bad Lands.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • But always it was the same—silence—the hot dead silence of the Bad Lands.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • I was trailin' Purdy from the time he hit the Bad Lands with the girl.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • And I rode to the edge of the Bad Lands with him when he took Purdy's trail.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
British Dictionary definitions for Bad Lands

Bad Lands

plural noun
1.
a deeply eroded barren region of SW South Dakota and NW Nebraska
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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