dumping-ground [duhm-ping-ground] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun.
Origin of dumping-ground An Americanism dating back to 1855–60 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for dumping-ground Historical Examples of dumping-ground
This dumping-ground is a mile and a half from the Hotel Union.
Robert P. Porter
This country must not be made the dumping-ground for foreign vagabondism.
America long remained a dumping-ground for nearly all the nations of the world having an excess of population.
The terminal moraine is the dumping-ground of this mass of material, where the ice river melts.
Julia Ellen Rogers
Frost was the agent, ice was his delver, water his carrier, and the basin of Lake Ontario his dumping-ground.
George W. Holley