Definition of sugar bush in English:

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sugar bush

(also sugarbush /ˈSHo͝oɡərˌbo͝oSH/)


A plantation of sugar maples.
Example sentences
  • Pull out the images that they know: street-corner hockey rinks; sap flowing in the sugar bush; the hard, clear line of the Laurentians; men and clattery combines on the Prairies.
  • Because of its tolerance to shade, sugar maples are among the few seedlings that grow well in the dense shade of a maple forest - also called a ‘sugar bush’ - contributing to its dominance in many areas.
  • You don't need a 40-acre sugar bush to enjoy this ritual.

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Syllabification: sug·ar bush

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