Wreckage

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Definition

wreckage: remains, ruins, debris, fragments
noun
It was clear from looking at the plane wreckage that nobody had survived the crash, the plane was still on fire and in many different pieces.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Firemen found Paul's body in the wreckage.
US: The wreckage from the train crash could be seen from space.

Examples

  • "It was a real catastrophe: bodies everywhere, charred wreckage and explosions."

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