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sandlot

[ sand-lot ]
/ ˈsændˌlɒt /
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noun

a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports.

adjective

Also sand-lot . of, relating to, or played in such a lot: sandlot baseball.

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Origin of sandlot

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; sand + lot
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British Dictionary definitions for sandlot

sandlot
/ (ˈsændˌlɒt) /

noun US

an area of vacant ground used by children for playing baseball and other games
(modifier) denoting a game or sport played on a sandlotsandlot baseball
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