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Definition of "barrens" [barrens]

  • Plural form of barren. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "barrens" in a sentence
  • "It was a kind of land generally known in the West as "barrens" -- rolling upland, with very thin, unproductive soil."
  • "In these parts, the barrens were a mere strip; she could see the ice beyond them."
  • "Then the Air Force, realizing the barrens was a difficult part of the country to operate in and the planes quite largely avoided it before the war, and the distances were very great and as they were using mainly wheeled aircraft they had to drop their supplies, and fly seven hundred miles in and back and the 1,400 miles was quite a long flight."
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