Definition of scrubland
: land covered with scrub
Examples of scrubland in a Sentence
a large area of scrubland
the scrublands of the American West
Recent Examples of scrubland from the Web
RIO PUERCO, N.M. (AP) — Flying 3,000 feet (914 meters) above desert scrubland in New Mexico, Nick Stanzak taps the first smokejumper on the shoulder to signal it’s his turn to leap from the twin-engine plane.
In a surprise to paleontologists, ancient teeth discovered in the hot scrublands of central Mexico belong to a water-loving otter that roamed North America six million years ago.
Nearer the Mediterranean shore, the scrubland becomes rockier and the land flattens out.
Sheler has been on the air in some form or another for 50 years — radio jobs in San Diego, television in El Paso, and finally here, the hot scrubland between Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon that went 74% for Trump in 2016.
Now, a new study reveals that the cockroach Moluchia brevipennis, native to central Chile's scrublands, feeds on flower pollen—and may even pollinate plants.
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First Known Use of scrubland
SCRUBLAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scrubland for English Language Learners
: land that is covered with small bushes and trees
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