bushwalk

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

Definition of bushwalk

bushwalked

;

bushwalking

;

bushwalks

Australia

  1. :  to walk in the bush :  hike … five young adventurers who rode mountain bikes, kayaked and bushwalked from Mt Kosciusko to the Victorian coast. — Australian Geographic, July-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 James, Atlantic Monthly, March 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 Drummond, Illawarra (Australia) Mercury, 15 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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1876

First Known Use of bushwalk

1876


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