badlands

  1. deeply eroded barren land
  2. an eroded and barren region in southwestern South Dakota and northwestern Nebraska

Badlands

Badlands is slang for a slum or dangerous part of a town or city.
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badlands

[n] - deeply eroded barren land
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badlands

noun deeply eroded barren land
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Badlands

(from the article `badland`) ...trappers called the mauvaises terres pour traverser (the `bad lands to cross`); later it was applied to other areas with similarly eroded ... ...in the southwestern corner, has the rolling topography of the unglaciated Great Plains, characterized by high buttes, rough canyons, and wide ... .....
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Badlands

[Bruce Springsteen song] `Badlands` was the leadoff track on Bruce Springsteen`s fourth studio album Darkness on the Edge of Town, and its second single. ==Origins== According to Springsteen, he came up with the title `Badlands` before he started writing the song. He felt it was a `great title` but that it would be easy to blow it by not wr...
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Badlands

Badlands is slang for a slum or dangerous part of a town or city.
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Badlands

(1) Term used to describe a part of South Dakota. (2) Term used to describe a semi-arid landscape that has been influenced by heavy fluvial erosion. Characterized by deep ravines and gullies, shape ridges, and a generally barren surface.
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badlands

badlands, area of severe erosion, usually found in semiarid climates and characterized by countless gullies, steep ridges, and sparse vegetation. Badland topography is formed on poorly cemented sediments that have few deep-rooted plants because short, heavy showers sweep away surface soil and small ...
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Badlands

In geomorphology, badlands are areas of bare ground which have been intensely eroded by running water into a maze of miniature canyons and steep slopes. There may be hundreds of tiny stream channels within a single square kilometre or mile, with the channels containing water only after rainstorms. Common on clays and shales in areas where the clima...
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Badlands

Badlands is a crime drama starring Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek and Warren Oates in a story about a man and his teenage lover on the run through America after shooting her father, and killing anyone who gets in their way. Badlands was directed by Terrence Malick in 1973.
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badlands

Barren landscape cut by erosion into a maze of ravines, pinnacles, gullies, and sharp-edged ridges. Areas in South Dakota and Nebraska, USA, are examples
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Badlands

[1984 video game] ==Plot== The game`s plot is remarkably darker than most games at the time. The player assumes the role of Buck, a hardworking family man, whose wife and children are murdered by a band of outlaws. One by one, Buck tracks down the various outlaws, earning higher and higher bounties as he progresses. The final foe is the out...
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Badlands

[disambiguation] Badlands are a type of terrain with clay-rich soil, and are found in regions with arid climate. Badlands or Bad lands may also refer to: ==Places== ===Canada=== ===United States=== ===Kenya=== ==Entertainment== ===Music=== ===Film=== ===Video games=== ==People== ==Other Uses== ...
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Badlands

[video game] Badlands is a 1989 arcade game published by Atari Games. It was later ported by Domark under the Tengen label to a number of home computers. It is set in the aftermath of a nuclear war and races around abandoned wastelands with many hazards. Three gun-armed cars race around to win prizes. ==Gameplay== Badlands is effectively th...
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Badlands

Badlands are a type of dry terrain where softer sedimentary rocks and clay-rich soils have been extensively eroded by wind and water. They are characterized by steep slopes, minimal vegetation, lack of a substantial regolith, and high drainage density. They can resemble malpaís, a terrain of volcanic rock. Canyons, ravines, gullies, hoodoos and o...
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Badlands

An area nearly devoid of vegetation and dissected by stream erosion into an intricate system of closely spaced, narrow ravines.
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