Definition of dumping ground noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


dumping ground

BrE BrE//ˈdʌmpɪŋ ɡraʊnd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌmpɪŋ ɡraʊnd//
[usually singular]
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a place where something that is not wanted is dumped The city’s canals are used as a dumping ground for a range of toxic pollutants.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dumping ground