Definition of “jungle” - English Dictionary

“jungle” in British English

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junglenoun

uk /ˈdʒʌŋ.ɡəl/ us /ˈdʒʌŋ.ɡəl/

jungle noun (FOREST)

B1 [ C or U ] a tropical forest in which trees and plants grow very closely together:

The Yanomami people live in the South American jungle.
Either side of the river is dense, impenetrable jungle.

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jungle noun (UNTIDY PLACE)

[ S ] an uncontrolled or confusing mass of things:

Our garden is a real jungle.
a jungle of electronic equipment

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

“jungle” in American English

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junglenoun

us /ˈdʒʌŋ·ɡəl/

a forest in one of the hottest regions of the earth, where trees and plants grow very close together

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