- heavily forested, lightly settled land.
Origin of bushland
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Examples from the Web for bushland
Miserable animals are bachelors in all countries, but most miserable in Bushland.
Steps—one's sense of hearing grows so quick in the 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!
It is not so easy to write ballads descriptive of the bushland of Australia as on light consideration would appear.The Man from Snowy River
Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
- uncultivated land (esp in Australia) that is covered with trees, shrubs, or other natural vegetation
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