bush·​land | \ ˈbu̇sh-ˌland How to pronounce bushland (audio) \

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For more walking, or picnicking, there’s Kings Park — larger than Central Park and filled with botanic gardens, bushland and trails. Kathryn Romeyn, The Hollywood Reporter, "Hollywood's Travel Guide to Western Australia," 16 July 2019 Over five years of study, the bushland wallabies produced offspring right on cue, six weeks post-solstice. Babak Tafreshi, National Geographic, "Our nights are getting brighter, and Earth is paying the price," 3 Apr. 2019 Sydney Harbour National Park Wildly beautiful, Sydney Harbour National Park protects the islands and foreshore around the famous harbour, including some of the most breathtaking beaches, bushland, and coastal trails in the world. Sophie Davies, Condé Nast Traveler, "16 Best Parks in Sydney," 20 Mar. 2018 Planters pay for all their own supplies: tent, shovel, sleeping bag, and travel to the remote bushlands where the camps are located. Luc Forsyth, National Geographic, "For Cash and Pride, Replanting Canada's Forests by the Millions," 8 June 2018 See the beautiful coastline with jagged sandstone cliffs and golden beaches and virtually untouched natural bushland overlooking the world famous Sydney Harbour. Stuart Rigg, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Australia," 5 Oct. 2016 Police footage filmed with an infrared helicopter camera recently captured two kangaroos fighting in the bushland of Victoria, Australia. Matthew Martinez, star-telegram, "Mystery solved after an odd string of 'kangaroo' sightings down under in Texas | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 5 May 2018 In 1974, Australian arachnologist Barbara York Main included Number 16 in a study of how trapdoor spiders live in native bushland to learn about their sedentary nature and low metabolisms. Leanda Mason, National Geographic, "World’s Oldest Known Spider Dies at 43, With Lesson for Us," 30 Apr. 2018 Max, a 17-year-old Blue Heeler from Queensland, Australia, is being praised after spending more than 15 hours in rugged bushland in the rain with a lost three-year-old girl. Alexandra Deabler, Fox News, "Dog stays with lost 3-year-old girl overnight, leads rescuers to her," 22 Apr. 2018

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1827, in the meaning defined above

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