scrubland


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scrub·land

 (skrŭb′lănd′)
n.
An area of land that is uncultivated and covered with sparse stunted vegetation.

scrubland

(ˈskrʌbˌlænd)
n
(Physical Geography) an area of scrub vegetation

scrub•land

(ˈskrʌbˌlænd)

n.
land covered with scrub.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrubland - an uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetationscrubland - an uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetation
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
Translations

scrubland

[ˈskrʌblænd] Nmonte m bajo, maleza f

scrubland

[ˈskrʌblænd] nbrousse f
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The clear, most important changes observed were related to: the increase of urban areas; water surface area; reforestation areas; eroded areas; mining areas and dumping sites; and to the decrease of cultivation areas, dehesas, scrubland and grassland.
Canfield lines) in each type of scrubland, condition of presence or absence of livestock grazing, and season.
IFour decades ago the body of an eightyear-old schoolgirl, who became known as Little Girl Blue, was found on scrubland nicknamed the Magic Wood in Great Barr.
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According to the Forestry Department, the fire was under control by around 1:30 pm, after burning through 2,000 squared metres of pine trees, bushes, and scrubland.
Two helicopters carrying water were called out to battle the flames which ripped through five acres of scrubland at the site known locally as black lizard island.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to Wirral's Bidston Hill after reports of a large grass fire covering 200 square metres of scrubland.
But air wing officer Sergeant Brad Pascoe spotted the youngster in scrubland more than a mile from the campsite he vanished from during a family holiday in Lake Eildon National Park, Victoria.
Photographs and mobile phone footage showed the burning wreckage of the helicopters in dry scrubland of a sparsely populated area along the Andes mountain range that separates Argentina and Chile.
The assessment includes an audit of parks and public gardens, natural and semi-natural green spaces such as woodlands and scrubland, green corridors such as disused railways, cycleways and bridleways, outdoor sports facilities, children's play areas, amenity green space within housing developments, civic spaces, allotments, cemeteries and churchyards.
Young forest and scrubland has been disappearing under the pressures of development, so much so that, according to the U.