Rubble is what remains following destructive military conflict or years and years of neglect.

  • Ancient buildings are surrounded by rubble after centuries of exposure to the sun, wind, and rain.


  • Many cities in Syria and Iraq have been reduced to rubble after years of military conflict.
  • Dresden, Germany was left in rubble at the end of World War II.

war rubble

  • The Twin Towers in New York City collapsed in a heap of rubble after they were attacked by terrorists in 2001.
  • After being abandoned by former home owners, there are many houses in Detroit that lie in rubble.

house in detroit

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March 29, 2018