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wastelot

[ weyst-lot ]
/ ˈweɪstˌlɒt /
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noun Chiefly Canadian.
a vacant lot, especially one overgrown with weeds or covered with rubbish.
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Origin of wastelot

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British Dictionary definitions for wastelot

wastelot
/ (ˈweɪstˌlɒt) /

noun
mainly Canadian a piece of waste ground in a city
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