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scrub·land

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

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

(ˈskrʌbˌlænd)

n.
land covered with scrub.
[1770–80]
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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"
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Translations

scrubland

[ˈskrʌblænd] Nmonte m bajo, maleza f
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scrubland

[ˈskrʌblænd] nbrousse f
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If that wasn't enough, a 12-year-old girl is found bludgeoned to death on scrubland.
The reserve is facing a number of threats including pollution, invading plant species and natural succession, which is transforming the swamp into scrubland. The Water of Life grant will support a phased programme of restoration, including the removal of invading trees and reeds and the replanting of native species.
A project on the scrubland fringes of Austin, Texas could prove to be an important step towards a broader acceptance and wider application of regionally sustainable architecture.
In prehistoric times, lightning fires started in lower-elevation scrubland far outside the parks and then spread up into the forests.
EMERGENCY Arsonists start quarry fires FIRE crews were called to tackle two separate fires after arsonists set fire to scrubland at a Birmingham quarry.
LARGE areas of bracken and scrubland have been left blackened and charred after grass fires raged in the Valleys yesterday .
The body was found last month on scrubland just south of the railway station, behind Fazakerley Garage on Longmoor Lane.
Pc Paul James, of Huddersfield Police, said it was thought the fire started on a patch of scrubland over a fence from the garage forecourt.
Last month officers used sniffer dogs to search three areas of scrubland close to the holiday complex.
Paul Luckman said searches on scrubland in Praia da Luz, close to where the youngster was last seen, had come as a "surprise" and had not left residents happy as the world's media descends on the small Algarve resort once again.
FIREFIGHTERS were yesterday tackling a six-mile wide fire in South Wales in the latest of a series of deliberately-set grassfires that have devastated forestry and scrubland in the region.