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bushland

[ boosh-land ]

noun

, Chiefly Canadian.
  1. heavily forested, lightly settled land.


bushland

/ ˈbʊʃˌlænd /

noun

  1. uncultivated land (esp in Australia) that is covered with trees, shrubs, or other natural vegetation


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bushland1

First recorded in 1835–45; bush 1 + land

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Example Sentences

It is not so easy to write ballads descriptive of the bushland of Australia as on light consideration would appear.

Miserable animals are bachelors in all countries; but most miserable in Bushland.

Excellent husbands, it is true—none better; but you had better think twice before you attempt to play the Cassio in Bushland!

Excellent husbands, it is true,—none better; but you had better think twice before you attempt to play the Cassio in Bushland!

I also knew there were others like myself who think this backwoods bushland God's own earth and second only to Paradise—but few!

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