slumland etymology

English word slumland comes from English -land, English slum

Detailed word origin of slumland

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-land English (eng) Used to form the name of a sphere of activity or interaction.. Used to form the name of a territory, country, or region.
slum English (eng) (slang) Inexpensive trinkets awarded as a prizes in a carnival game.. A dilapidated neighborhood where many people live in a state of poverty. (intransitive) To visit a neighborhood of a status below one's own.
slumland English (eng) A region of slums.

Words with the same origin as slumland

Descendants of -land
Aggieland Bechuanaland Chinkland Facebookland Fireland Germanland Gondwanaland Igboland Italian Somaliland Jewland Lapland Laplandic Maoriland Meyerland Naziland Onionland Somaliland Summerland Swahililand Switzerland Vacationland movieland slumberland techland