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1‘large areas of land are now littered with military detritus’
debris, waste, waste matter, discarded matter, refuse, rubbish, litter, scrap, flotsam and jetsam, lumber, rubble, wreckage
remains, remnants, fragments, scraps, spoilage, dregs, leavings, sweepings, dross, scum, chaff, offscourings, swill, slag
North American trash, garbage
Australian NZ mullock
informal dreck, junk
British informal grot, gash
vulgar slang shit, crap
rare draff, raffle, raff, cultch, orts
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