Meaning of scrub plain in English:

scrub plain


  • An expanse of relatively flat country with a patchy growth of grasses, bushes, and small trees.

    ‘the track crosses a broad, open scrub plain’
    • ‘I should stick to the main dirt track to reach Innamincka, a day's drive through scrub plains and foot-deep bull dust.’
    • ‘We have seen everything from jungle to open veld to green, undulating hilly landscape to mountains and dry scrub plains dotted with skeletal boababs silhouetted against the sky.’
    • ‘We were compelled to camp without water at a small scrub plain.’
    • ‘To my right was the bush, a vast expanse of brown scrub plain.’
    • ‘The hospital was located on a barren scrub plain several miles out of town.’