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  • as inbadlands
  • as inwilderness
  • as inwilderness/wilds

synonyms for barrens

  • barren
  • desert
  • waste
  • wasteland
  • back country
  • desert
  • forest
  • jungle
  • outback
  • wasteland
  • boondocks
  • bush
  • hinterland
  • sticks
  • waste
  • wild
  • wilds
  • badland
  • boonies
  • no-man's land
  • primeval forest
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How to use barrens in a sentence

Everywhere the small man has been forced to retire into forests, deserts, and icy barrens before the taller and stronger man.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Unproductive wastes, sandy barrens, and useless underbrush now greet the eye.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
We see him emerging upon the Kentucky barrens which were covered with vegetation and open for the sweep of the eye.
THE KENTUCKY WARBLERJAMES LANE ALLEN
It is supposed that the pine barrens towards Texas, if explored, would add to the number.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
From this appearance it was inferred that the soil was of inferior quality, and these tracts were denominated "barrens."
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
The term "barrens" is now applied extensively in the West to the same description of country.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Probably one half of the earth's surface, in a state of nature, was prairies or barrens.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Like all other tracts of country, the barrens present a considerable diversity of soil.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
The north-west part chiefly prairies and barrens, including the large and fertile prairies of Portage and Terre Coupe.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Wherever timber barely sufficient for present purposes can be found, a person need not hesitate to settle in the barrens.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
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WORDS RELATED TO BARRENS

  • barren
  • barrens
  • desert
  • waste
  • wasteland
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.