sanitary landfill

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sanitary landfill

Rehabilitated land in which garbage and trash have been buried; a landfill.


1. Also called sanitary landfill. a low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil.
2. the solid refuse itself.
3. to create more usable land by this means.
4. to build up (an area of land) by means of a landfill.
5. to use in a landfill.
[1940–45, Amer.]

san·i·tar·y landfill

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Noun1.sanitary landfill - a low area where waste is buried between layers of earth
landfill - a low area that has been filled in
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