Bad Lands

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bad·lands

 (băd′lăndz′)
pl.n.
Barren land typically having rough, deeply eroded terrain.

Bad·lands

also 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.

Bad Lands

pl n
(Placename) a deeply eroded barren region of SW South Dakota and NW Nebraska
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Noun1.Bad Lands - an eroded and barren region in southwestern South Dakota and northwestern NebraskaBad Lands - an eroded and barren region in southwestern South Dakota and northwestern Nebraska
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
References in classic literature ?
I had escaped from the curious depression that hangs over little towns, and my mind was full of pleasant things; trips I meant to take with the Cuzak boys, in the Bad Lands and up on the Stinking Water.
I was with the Philadelphia Institute expedition in the Bad Lands under Professor Cope, hunting mastodon bones, and I overheard him say, his own self, that any plantigrade circumflex vertebrate bacterium that hadn't wings and was uncertain was a reptile.
In 1928, the Sternbergs presented at the Grand Theatre a public lecture and film on "Hunting Dinosaurs in the Bad Lands of Alberta.