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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dev·as·tate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Devastated; p. pr. & vb. n. Devastating.]  To lay waste; to ravage; to desolate.
    Whole countries . . . were devastated.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- To waste; ravage; desolate; destroy; demolish; plunder; pillage.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : made uninhabitable; "upon this blasted heath"- Shakespeare;
            "a wasted landscape" [syn: blasted, desolate, desolated,
             ravaged, ruined, wasted]