bushland

[boosh-land]
noun Chiefly Canadian.
heavily forested, lightly settled land.

Origin:
1835–45; bush1 + land

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bushland (ˈbʊʃˌlænd)
 
n
uncultivated land (esp in Australia) that is covered with trees, shrubs, or other natural vegetation

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Example sentences
These suburban communities offer everything from white sandy coastlines to rugged native bushland.
The one- and two-level tree houses are on stilts, providing unmatched views of the hills and bushland.
And the region surrounding the sites was a dry, relatively open bushland.
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