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wilderness

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Etymology

Either from unattested Old English *wilddēornes (cognate with Dutch wildernis, German Wildernis), or from Old English wilddēoren (wild, savage) + -nes (-ness).

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Noun

Singular
wilderness

Plural
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wilderness (-)
  1. An unsettled and uncultivated tract of land left in its natural state

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