- The definition of a landfill is a place where garbage is buried under the soil.
An example of a landfill is a place designated as the destination of loaded garbage trunks.
A landfill site.
- the disposal of garbage, rubbish, etc. by burying it under soil or earth
- a place used for this purpose
- garbage, rubbish, etc. so disposed of
- A site for the disposal of solid waste in which refuse is buried between layers of dirt so as to fill in or reclaim low-lying ground.
- The disposal of waste at such a site.
transitive verbland·filled, land·fill·ing, land·fills
(third-person singular simple present landfills, present participle landfilling, simple past and past participle landfilled)