Waste Land, The


noun

a poem (1922) by T. S. Eliot.

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Example sentences from the Web for waste land

  • In the same way, she would make for the summit of the bushes in her waste-land.

    The Life of the Spider|J. Henri Fabre
  • The Cloyne and Carrick Company had better be wound up; and that waste-land project—let me have the papers to look over.

  • Waste-land, you yourself said, where confidence will not strike root.

    The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
  • I was walking through a bit of waste-land encircled by trolley-tracks when I heard this same song.

    Everyday Adventures|Samuel Scoville