What is Landfill?

Landfill definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun Also called sanitary landfill.
a low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil.
the solid refuse itself.

verb (used without object)
to create more usable land by this means.

verb (used with object)
to make (an area of land) by means of a landfill.
to use in a landfill: to landfill millions of tons of garbage each year.

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