Pronunciation: (land'fil"), [key]
—n. Also called sanitary landfill.
1. a low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil.
2. the solid refuse itself.
to create more usable land by this means.
1. to make (an area of land) by means of a landfill.
2. to use in a landfill: to landfill millions of tons of garbage each year.
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