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Definition of landfill noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] an area of land where large amounts of waste material are buried under the earth The map shows the position of the new landfills. a landfill site
  2. 2[uncountable] the process of burying large amounts of waste material the choice of landfill or incineration
  3. 3[uncountable] waste material that will be buried
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: landfill