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

Examples of bushland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hikes through the verdant bushland allow tourists to become immersed among scenic waterfalls, lush wildflowers and ferns, and rare wildlife—and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the occasional koala. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Nov. 2023 The movie gets off to a strong start, with DP Sean Ryan’s camera capturing the sun beating down on bucolic bushland as two young Indigenous sisters sing while playing a clapping game and other children frolic in a nearby clearing. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 In dense bushland, visibility may be limited due to thick vegetation. Craig Caudill, Field & Stream, 16 Nov. 2023 Starting fires is a common, though controversial, way of managing grasslands to stimulate lush new growth and to control the spread of bushland. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, 31 Aug. 2023 See all Example Sentences for bushland 

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Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bushland was in 1827

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“Bushland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bushland. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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