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.

Examples of the bush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this case, even if the answer is no, knowing that will cause fewer problems than beating around the bush., Baltimore Sun, 3 May 2024 Our saw can very easily and inadvertently wound other canes on the bush. Rita Perwich, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 May 2024 Recently, a neighbor found a dead hummingbird clinging to a branch of the bush on her balcony and then another one a week later. Joan Morris, The Mercury News, 8 Apr. 2024 But such spine-tingling encounters are always a distinct possibility when traversing the bush on foot. Alexandra Kirkman, Fortune, 6 Apr. 2024 But the hardy native trees are a symbol of the regenerative power of the bush. Chloe Sachdev, Condé Nast Traveler, 28 Mar. 2024 The camp is attended by a private staff, who cook meals over a campfire, swap stories about life in the bush, and can help chase away any errant hippos that might wander by. Paul Brady, Travel + Leisure, 23 Mar. 2024 This chocolate and cream striped dress is perfect for a sundowner when the day in the bush slowly turns to night. Rana Good, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 The officers later reported that the man resisted Silva’s commands to come out from behind the bush. Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News, 19 Mar. 2024

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“The bush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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