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Noun
/ˈwildərnis/,
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wildernesses, plural;
  1. An uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region

  2. A neglected or abandoned area of a garden or town

  3. A position of disfavor, esp. in a political context
    • - the man who led the Green Party out of the wilderness
    • - his wilderness years

  1. (politics) a state of disfavor; "he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness"
  2. a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War
  3. a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"
  4. a bewildering profusion; "the duties of citizenship are lost sight of in the wilderness of interests of individuals and groups"; "a wilderness of masts in the harbor"
  5. Wilderness or wildland is a natural environment on Earth that has not been significantly modified by human activity. ...
  6. Wilderness is the fourth album by American singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music).
  7. Wilderness is a Baltimore-based indie rock band currently signed to Jagjaguwar. Led by the theatrical, chant-like vocal style and lyrical presence of James Johnson, they are known to create a complex brand of post-punk that heavily recalls art-emo pioneers Lungfish and more closely Public Image ...
  8. Wilderness is the second studio album by the English singer Brett Anderson.
  9. Wilderness is an album by country musician C. W. McCall, released on Polydor Records in 1976 (see 1976 in music). As its title suggests, it focuses on subjects connected with nature, the environment and humans' impact on them. ...
  10. Wilderness is a 2006 British/Irish horror film.
  11. An unsettled and uncultivated tract of land left in its natural state
  12. A place of no props where the things that we use to sustain our souls are not present.
  13. An area of undeveloped land affected primarily by the forces of nature; an area where humans are visitors who do not remain.
  14. Wood, kept for pleasure, with walks.
  15. Tract or region of land uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings, or unoccupied by human settlements.
  16. areas of land that have never experienced any meaningful human activity.
  17. An optional three-and-a-half-week pre-enrollment outdoor experience. Some aid is available for needy participants. The Wilderness Program directors select recipients of this funding.
  18. Wild and untamed area within the far North Western territory of Wordsmithonia laying just on the other side of the Mountains of Planina.  The only reliable way through the Mountains to the Wildnerness is through the Pass of Futsunushi.  Picture of One Small Piece of the Wildnerness
  19. Federal lands which are designated by act of Congress as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System, using the Wilderness Act of 1964. ...
  20. Land under federal and state statues that are set aside to maintain these areas in primitive condition and are closed to any timber harvest or mechanized equipment.
  21. areas of the planet untouched by human activity. However, many so-called wildernesses have in fact been influenced by humans; for instance Australia's bush may have been altered by Aboriginal burning.
  22. 'a large tract of land remote at its core from mechanised access or settlement, substantially unmodified by modern technological society or capable of being restored to that state, and of a sufficient size to make practicable its long-term protection of its natural systems'. ...
  23. Exploring The Dutch Frontier: Will Der Ness ^JG
  24. The condition of separation from church and state. Not necessarily an organic separation, but always a separation of spirit.
  25. an area of land generally greater than 1000 ha that predominantly retains its natural character and on which the impact of man is transitory and, in the long run, substantially unnoticeable.