Pronunciation: (di-zûr'tid), [key]
1. abandoned; forsaken: the problems of deserted wives and children.
2. untenanted: without inhabitants: a deserted village; a deserted farmhouse.
3. unfrequented; lonely: The victim was lured to a deserted spot.
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