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The Wild Fields ( , , ) is a unofficial historical term used in the Polish documents of the 16th and 17th centuries referring to the sparsely inhabited steppes that were outside of the Polish Kingdom's control and with never established borders. The location of this geographic reference is somewhat ambiguous and usually defined between the Don River on the east, the Upper Principalities on the north, and the left tributaries of the Dnieper and Desna on the west. The region to the west of the Wild Fields was known as Dykra.

The Wild Fields were traversed by the Muravsky Trail, a warpath used by the Crimean Tatars to make war against and pillage Muscovy. The region was gradually settled by runaway peasants and kholops who made up the core of the Cossackdom. As soon as a process of colonization was afoot, the term "Wild Fields" gave way to more specific designations, such as Zaporizhia, Sloboda Ukraine, and (later still) Novorossiya.

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