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  • n  (politics) a state of disfavor
    he led the Democratic party back from the wilderness
  • n  a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War
  • n  a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers
  • n  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

  • But if the wilderness fad has made it easier to protect wild country from development, it has made it harder to protect wild country from the exploding ranks of wilderness .
  • Much of this wilderness is so huge and empty and emphatically inhospitable that it is difficult to picture its ever succumbing to the crush of civilization.
  • Christ was tempted by Satan in the wilderness of Judah, so the Bible says, and James Pike was determined to go there too"to meditate," as his wife wistfully recalled later,.
News & Articles

  • Wilderness forum adds public aspect
    Returning to a June set of dates like the first one in 1997, the ninth Southeastern Wilderness Medicine Conference in Chattanooga again offers a wide array of experts and outdoors topics for physicians, first responders and others in the medical field.
    June 13, 2013 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
  • The Wilderness Workshop unveils summer hike schedule
    The Wilderness Workshop has announced its 2013 summer hike schedule, which this year will focus on the Thompson Divide and proposed wilderness areas.
    June 11, 2013 - The Aspen Times
  • Therapeutic Wilderness Program Supports National Great Outdoors Month
    Trails Carolina wilderness program offers tips on how to get outdoors with children and teens. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10816805.htm
    June 11, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Ron Wyden in FOXNews
    With a stroke of the pen today, President Obama cemented Oregon's wilderness legacy for generations to come,said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
  • Mike Pence in Forbes
    We did not just lose our majority ...... we lost our way,Pence said in a Thursday speech to his colleagues. "We are in the wilderness because we walked away from the limited-government principles that minted the Republican Congress."

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