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Bad·landsalso Bad Lands (băd′lăndz′)
A heavily eroded arid region of southwest South Dakota and northwest Nebraska. It is known for its colorful rock formations and prehistoric fossils.
Barren land typically having rough, deeply eroded terrain.
(Physical Geography) any deeply eroded barren area
a barren area in which soft rock strata are eroded into varied, fantastic forms.
An area of heavily eroded land with numerous gullies or streambeds between ridges of variously colored sand, silt, and clay. Badlands usually form in dry regions where sudden, heavy rains wash away soil and keep most vegetation from becoming established.
Arid, barren, hilly land that is deeply eroded by gullies.
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|Noun||1.||badlands - deeply eroded barren land|
|2.||Badlands - an eroded and barren region in southwestern South Dakota and northwestern Nebraska|