Meaning of “bush” in the English Dictionary

"bush" in British English

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bushnoun

uk /bʊʃ/ us /bʊʃ/

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

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(Definition of “bush” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bush" in American English

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bushnoun

us /bʊʃ/

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.

(Definition of “bush” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)