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English definition of “bush”

bush

noun uk   /bʊʃ/ us  

bush noun (PLANT)

B2 [C] a plant with many small branches growing either directly from the ground or from a hard stem, giving the plant a rounded shape: a rose bush [C usually singular] a large amount of hair: The baby was born with a surprising bush of black hair.

bush noun (AREA OF LAND)

the bush C2 [S] (especially in Australia and Africa) an area of land covered with bushes and trees that has never been used for growing crops and where there are very few people
(Definition of bush from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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