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scrubland

[skruhb-land] /ˈskrʌbˌlænd/
noun
1.
land on which the natural vegetation is chiefly scrub.
Origin of scrubland
1770-1780
An Americanism dating back to 1770-80; scrub2 + -land
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  • A freight train dragged southward in the twilight, wending its way through pine forest and scrubland.

    Collectivum Mike Lewis
  • The specimen was taken along the Apas River in scrubland near the river.

    Birds from North Borneo

    Max C. Thompson
  • All that day we continued through the prairies, with here and there a belt of scrubland to cut across the vision.

    Neighbours Robert Stead
British Dictionary definitions for scrubland

scrubland

/ˈskrʌbˌlænd/
noun
1.
an area of scrub vegetation
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