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English definition of “bush”


noun  /bʊʃ/ us  

bush noun (PLANT)

[C] a low plant with many small branches: The smell of lilac bushes in bloom reminds me of home. The meadow was covered with small bushes and grass.

bush noun (AREA OF LAND)

[U] (esp. in Australia and Africa) an area of land covered with bushes and trees that has never been farmed and where few people live: If you live in the bush, a small plane is the best means of transportation.
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