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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A region or tract that is sparsely inhabited or uncultivated.

Usage examples (33)
  • Man who goes into the wilds is a marked man till he comes out.
  • If you're quick to see, you'll learn that the nature here in the wilds is the same as that of men -- only men are no longer cannibals.
  • As a child, I used to listen with intense interest to my beloved father, who for many years had been a pioneer missionary in what were then known as the wilds of
  • But, as Mr. Selincourt had made arrangements to keep the boat for use as a floating hotel until the next morning, their first night in the wilds was a very comfortable one. for more
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