Definition of Bushland

1. Noun. An area that has only a sparse flora and fauna. This term was first used to describe the harsh Australian Outback, the red semi-desert that covers a significant part of the inner continent. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bushland

1. unsettled forest land [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bushland

bushfood
bushfoods
bushgoat
bushgoats
bushhammer
bushido
bushidos
bushier
bushies
bushiest
bushily
bushiness
bushinesses
bushing
bushings
bushland (current term)
bushlands
bushless
bushlike
bushlip
bushlips
bushmakinite
bushman
bushman's poison
bushmanship
bushmaster
bushmasters
bushmeat
bushmeats
bushmen

Literary usage of Bushland

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1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Thorn-bushland on the limestone hills in Minas Geraes. 3. Tropical Grassland Formations, i. General Character of Savannah, ii. Savannah in Africa. ..."

2. An Anthology of Australian Verse by Bertram Stevens (1906)
"Arthur bushland Patchett Martin NOT sweeter to the storm-tossed manner Is glimpse of home where wife and children wait To welcome him with kisses at the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Here are placed plants found in " savannah- ion, ' viz. (i.) " thorny savannah-vegetation, including: (a) -scrub, (b) .thorn-bushland and thorn-forest; (ii. ..."

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