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  • adj. Overgrown with jungle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of jungles; abounding with jungles; of the nature of a jungle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of jungle; consisting of or abounding with jungle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. overgrown with tropical vegetation


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  • At last we were at the foot of the pass, and the end of our march was all uphill, steep in places, the scrub turning into respectable bushes, with almost a "jungly" aspect.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • The other Chamars call the Satnamis Jharia or 'jungly', which implies that they are the oldest residents in Chhattisgarh.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • In the process, she asks how much Indian children belong to the jungly land around them and how much to the History House nearby, soon to be turned into a five-star "Heritage" Hotel.

    Lost in a World Without Roots

  • “Like many other armies in peasant and tribal societies,” writes Channa Wickremesekera in Kandy at War: Indigenous Military Resistance to European Expansion in Sri Lanka 1594 to 1818 (2004), “the Kandyan army fought in loosely organized and highly mobile units depending on a flimsy logistical base,” making optimum use of its rugged, jungly terrain.

    Buddha’s Savage Peace

  • And you know how stuff grows there -- big, and juicy, and jungly.


  • Mr. Vink bought a 2,000-square-meter lot from a local religious order that was moving its pagoda to a new location, and paid about $5 a square meter for the scrubby, jungly property.

    Cool in Cambodia

  • All we know is that, unlike A-18, it lacked an ocean view; had an isolated, jungly feel; and was surrounded by tiny, yellow-breasted birds called bananaquits.

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  • Now, though, rather than fight head-on, they were trying to strangle the Osprey to death with the jungly tangle of rules, reviews, and regulations known as the “defense acquisition process.”

    The Dream Machine

  • You get close to nature at this 13-room hilltop hideaway in the jungly interior of Vieques.

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  • Larger than England and France combined, Burma has historically been a crazy quilt of vaguely demarcated states sectioned by jungly mountain ranges and the valleys of the Irrawaddy, Chindwin, Salween, and Mekong rivers.

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