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  • n. Plural form of bushfire.

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Examples

  • The final round came on Australia's national day of mourning for the more than 200 people who died in bushfires around Melbourne on Feb. 7.

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  • "The panel recognises the bushfires were the most significant natural disaster in Australia's history and all of those people affected were significantly affected," spokeswoman Melissa Arch said.

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  • The story contains the typical features of Australia's natural trials and disasters, such as bushfires, drought, and floods, but above all it enacts the psychological drama of Stan's desire to understand the purposes of God, which "are made clear to some old women, and nuns and idiots."

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  • If it carved out so-called natural or '' exceptional '' events such as bushfires and drought, which cause the huge spikes in our emissions, Australia could claim carbon credits from '' forest and land-use management ''.

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  • Under a new Copenhagen deal, it wants to be able to count '' carbon sinks '' in agricultural land but exclude the impact of extraordinary events or circumstances such as bushfires and drought.

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  • Ross Noble: Nonsensory Overload, On tourAlthough Ross Noble's permanent return to this country is the result of personal misfortune (having emigrated to Australia, his home and most of his possessions were destroyed in the 2009 bushfires), the one small positive is that UK audiences will see more of him.

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  • The "Black Saturday" bushfires that struck parts of rural Victoria state in 2009, killing 173, were the country's worst fire disaster.

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  • He received a warm welcome from the nation's people especially the young women and his tour also took him to Australia where he toured parts of the state of Victoria devastated by bushfires in 2009.

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  • The economy continues to perform well, although sector trends are mixed and the immediate impact of the recent floods, bushfires and cyclones will see growth soften in the short term, he said.

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  • This year I've made handmade quilts for families that lost everything in the bushfires, prepared casseroles for families in need, organized a women's encouragement and walking group.

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