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Definition of "dumpsite" [dumpsite]

  • The location of a dump, especially a garbage dump. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dumpsite" in a sentence
  • "The anti-nuclear watchdog group Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, however, said the fire appeared to be about 3 1/2 miles from a dumpsite where as many as 30,000 55-gallon drums of plutonium-contaminated waste were stored in fabric tents above ground."
  • "Li Lun/EPA Law enforcers took away a woman during a mission to demolish illegally-built shelters on a former dumpsite in Wuhan, China's Hubei province, Wednesday."
  • "The anti-nuclear watchdog group Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety said the fire appeared to be about 3.5 miles from a dumpsite where as many as 30,000 55-gallon drums of plutonium-contaminated waste were stored in fabric tents above ground."