Wilderness

Definition of Wilderness

Wil´der`ness
n.1.
1.A tract of land, or a region, uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings, whether a forest or a wide, barren plain; a wild; a waste; a desert; a pathless waste of any kind.
The wat'ry wilderness yields no supply.
- Waller.
2.A disorderly or neglected place.
3.Quality or state of being wild; wildness.
These paths and bowers doubt not but our joint hands.
Will keep from wilderness with ease.
- Milton.

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