Definition of Rubbish dump

1. Noun. A piece of land where waste materials are dumped.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubbish Dump

rubbery figures
rubbet
rubbidge
rubbidges
rubbies
rubbing
rubbing alcohol
rubbing out
rubbing strip
rubbingly
rubbings
rubbish-bin
rubbish bin
rubbish bins
rubbish dump (current term)
rubbish heap
rubbished
rubbisher
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rubbishing
rubbishy
rubbit
rubble
rubbled
rubbles
rubblestone
rubblework
rubblier

Literary usage of Rubbish dump

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1. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"... Six-Mile rubbish dump. of the Papuans, 3.0% of the New Guinea Coastals and only 0.7% of the Highlanders have formal job certification. ..."

2. Sweet Battlefields: Youth and the Liberian Civil War by Mats Utas (2003)
"The rubbish dump, on the beach, is another primary source of income, yielding among other things copper, found inside old engines and cables, ..."

3. Elements of Field Hygiene and Sanitation by Joseph Herbert Ford (1918)
"A tin can in front of each tent should collect the refuse discarded by its occupants. Refuse should be hauled to the dump. FIG. 106.—rubbish dump. ..."

4. Municipal Engineering Practice by Amory Prescott Folwell (1916)
"... cost about 20 to 30 cents per ton per mile, and the rubbish would be the cheaper fuel if the incinerator was only a mile further than the rubbish dump, ..."

5. The Home and Its Management: A Handbook in Homemaking, with Three Hundred by Mabel Hyde Kittredge (1917)
"... from old mattresses are sold to various manufacturers. After each scow of rubbish is looked over it is leveled off and taken to the city's rubbish dump. ..."

6. The Home and Its Management: A Handbook in Homemaking, with Three Hundred by Mabel Hyde Kittredge (1918)
"... from old mattresses are sold to various manufacturers. After each scow of rubbish is looked over it is leveled off and taken to the city's rubbish dump. ..."

7. Pollution of New York Harbor as a Menace to Health by the Dissemination of by Daniel Dana Jackson, Merchants' Association of New York (1907)
"2nd Avenue; rubbish dump for elevated car sweepings. 3rd Avenue and 130th Street; bad condition under bridge and along shore. An open closet in lot west of ..."

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