bushland

[boo sh-land]
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noun Chiefly Canadian.

heavily forested, lightly settled land.

Origin of bushland

First recorded in 1835–45; bush1 + land
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bushland

noun

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