Definition of landfill noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈlændfɪl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlændfɪl//
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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
  4. Wordfinderdrain, dump, effluent, exhaust, fly-tip, incinerator, landfill, rubbish, sewage, waste
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: landfill