bushwalk

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verb, transitive + intransitive bush·walk \ ˈbu̇sh-ˌwȯk \

Definition of bushwalk

bushwalked; bushwalking; bushwalks
Australia
:to walk in the bush :hike
  • … five young adventurers who rode mountain bikes, kayaked and bushwalked from Mt Kosciusko to the Victorian coast.
  • Australian GeographicJuly-September 1990
  • One of the pioneers in the island's national-park movement was an Austrian outdoorsman named Gustav Weindorfer, who bushwalked the mountainous interior [of Tasmania], fell in love with the sublime landscape, and never left.
  • —Jamie JamesAtlantic MonthlyMarch 2000

bushwalk

noun, plural bushwalks
    • An initiative of the National Parks Association, the bushwalks aim to promote fitness and an enjoyment of the delights offered by the Australian wilderness.
    • —Andrew DrummondIllawarra (Australia) Mercury15 Oct. 2005

bushwalker

noun, plural bushwalkers
    • A young Victorian bushwalker suffering from exposure will be taken from the south-west of Tasmania by helicopter today.
    • The Age (Melbourne, Australia)2 Apr. 1975

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First Known Use of bushwalk

1876


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