What does Jungle mean?

Definitions for Jungle
ˈdʒʌŋ gəljun·gle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. junglenoun

    a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival

  2. hobo camp, junglenoun

    a place where hoboes camp

  3. junglenoun

    an impenetrable equatorial forest

GCIDE

  1. Junglenoun

    Hence: (Fig.) A place of danger or ruthless competition for survival. /'bdIt's a jungle out there./'b8

  2. Junglenoun

    Anything which causes confusion or difficulty due to intricacy; as, a jungle of environmental regulations. MW10.

Wiktionary

  1. junglenoun

    A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.

  2. junglenoun

    A place where people behave ruthlessly, unconstrained by law or morality.

    It's a jungle out there.

  3. junglenoun

    An area where hobos camp together.

  4. junglenoun

    A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.

  5. Etymology: 1776, via जंगल and جنگل, from.

Wikipedia

  1. Jungle

    A jungle is land covered with dense forest and tangled vegetation, usually in tropical climates. Application of the term has varied greatly during the past recent century.

ChatGPT

  1. jungle

    A jungle is a dense and thick forest situated in a tropical region, filled with a wide variety of plants, trees, wildlife, and typically marked by high rainfall. The undergrowth is often impenetrable, and the climate is hot and humid. It is characterized by overgrown vegetation, variation of ecosystems, and rich biodiversity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Junglenoun

    a dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India, Africa, Australia, and Brazil

  2. Etymology: [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. jagala desert.]

Wikidata

  1. Jungle

    A jungle is land covered with dense vegetation. Application of the term has varied greatly during the last several centuries, both because of this ambiguity in the application of the term and its use in popular culture. Jungles in European and Western literature, often represent a less civilised or unruly space outside the control of civilisation because of its association in colonial discourse with places that were colonised by Europeans.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jungle

    jung′gl, n. land covered with thick brushwood, &c.—ns. Jungle-fē′ver, a severe malarial or remittent fever; Jung′le-fowl, a wild species of genus Gallus, the parent of our barn-door fowl.—adj. Jung′ly. [Sans. jañgala, desert.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. jungle

    A wilderness of wood; in Bengal the word is also applied to a tract covered with long grass, which grows to an extraordinary height. Jungles are dreaded for the fevers they engender.

Rap Dictionary

  1. jungle

    The Jungle (aka Lawrence Heights} is located in the Downsview section of Toronto, Canada. There are many theories where this name came from including its geographical make up, the vast forestry surrounding the area to its reputation as a high crime area with a violent history. It is also rumoured that it was nicknamed after a notorious neighbourhood within Kingston Jamaica, where a lot of its residents were from.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Jungle' in Nouns Frequency: #2900

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jungle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jungle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Jungle in a Sentence

  1. Takeshi Inomata:

    Using low-resolution lidar collected by the Mexican government, we noticed this huge platform. Then we did high-resolution lidar and confirmed the presence of a big building, this area is developed its not the jungle; people live there but this site was not known because it is so flat and huge. It just looks like a natural landscape. But with lidar, it pops up as a very well-planned shape.

  2. Bashar Alaeddin:

    I felt as a photographer to progress in my career, to fulfill my ambitions, I had to work on a very long-term documentary project, i'd heard of these stories in National Geographic; some guy lived in the jungle for seven years or he spent time with African elephants for five years. I wanted something long term.

  3. Jesus Alebio Portillo:

    When we came back everything was covered by the jungle. We lost everything. We had to start all over again, the land is how I breathe, live and survive. Working the land is the only thing I know how to do. I can't survive in the city. I can only beg for food there.

  4. Awakening Beaconing:

    Chameleon on being crowned shamelessly said that he would jointly work with those animals, whom he used to say beast and rebuke earlier, for the peace and progress of the jungle.

  5. Gren Sowerby:

    The King of the Jungle is always something youve got to capture and Im so pleased I got the shot.

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