Definition of boscage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒskɪdʒ/
(also boskage)


[mass noun]
A mass of trees or shrubs: the view from the house is obscured by boscage
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  • Desert terrain, boscage and fields in Normandy, destroyed urban centers, a naval facility in Norway, and other locations will be presented to the player throughout the course of the game.
  • The House with the Renaissance boscage portal is connected with the birth of the Pilsen's beer fame.
  • A French concept, the boscage allowed ladies to walk in the heat of the day under the cool shade of the trees.


Late Middle English: from Old French; ultimately of Germanic origin and related to bush1. Compare with bocage.

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