- a barren, severely eroded region in SW South Dakota and NW Nebraska.
Examples from the Web for bad lands
Historical Examples of bad lands
If you'd been along, that day in the Bad-lands, you'd know the kind of bluff he can put up.
It is a magnificent tract of bad-lands, very deeply eroded and carved, and highly picturesque.Our Vanishing Wild Life
William T. Hornaday
Behind him, entangled in the gullies of the bad-lands, were the fifteen best men of the mountain-desert.The Seventh Man
I supposed that sheep only lived on high mountains, or else in the very roughest kind of bad-lands.Jack in the Rockies
George Bird Grinnell
There's some things it's just as well they don't happen too frequent, and getting lost and afoot in the Bad-lands is one.
- a deeply eroded barren region of SW South Dakota and NW Nebraska