the bush


: a large area (such as in Australia or Africa) that has not been cleared and that is not used for farming
She recently spent several weeks in the bush.

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Recent Examples on the Web Part of the experience will include the exhibition between the brothers, who coach the World Team together in the annual Laver Cup, to take place on a special tennis court being built in the middle of the bush . Laurie Werner, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2023 Binoculars are an essential tool for a safari, as animals don't always approach you out in the bush. Stefanie Waldek, Travel + Leisure, 17 Feb. 2023

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“The bush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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