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scrubland

[skruhb-land] /ˈskrʌbˌlænd/
noun
1.
land on which the natural vegetation is chiefly scrub.
Origin of scrubland
1770-1780
1770-80, Americanism; scrub2 + -land
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Examples from the web for scrubland
  • The bumpy country road wound deeper into the scrubland until at last an undulating shape appeared in the distance.
  • The campground is fairly level with an open scrubland landscape and few trees.
  • Primarily deciduous or coniferous woods, but can be found from swamps to scrubland and in suburban areas.
British Dictionary definitions for scrubland

scrubland

/ˈskrʌbˌlænd/
noun
1.
an area of scrub vegetation
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