Definitions

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  • n. An uncontrolled fire in a wooded or grassy area; a wildfire.

Etymologies

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From bush +‎ fire.

Examples

  • Two Helitacs and two helicopters are assisting more than 90 firefighters on the ground who are struggling to contain the bushfire, which is unpredictable and out of control between

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  • In addition you will also be able to donate $10 or more, by searching 'bushfire' in our product list.

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  • The grants for schemes such as bushfire aid, drought relief and redundancy benefits are not controlled by legislation.

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  • A number of houses and shacks at Dolphin Sands near Swansea on Tasmania's east coast are under threat from a bushfire which is being fanned by strong winds.

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  • Together with other factors -- such as bushfire, forestry, and groundwater extraction

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  • "What he's saying is he's going to fund extra police out of slashing $114 million spent on advertising, community campaigns such as bushfire awareness campaigns, TAC ads, workcover ads, advertisements that actually save lives.

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  • In his efforts to beat back the eurozone's financial bushfire and stop it from swallowing up Spain, the prime minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, has been forced to bin election pledges and to concentrate on the ultra-short term.

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  • The sad reality is that even if Madrid is not dragged into the eurozone financial bushfire, it faces a long, slow haul to fix its economy.

    Eurozone crisis: The pain in Spain | Editorial

  • When they got home, all they had left was the horse, the cart, their Sunday best clothes and their bibles, because a bushfire came through and took everything else.

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  • And in fact, there's some exciting news in the offing, re: aiding bushfire victims.

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