WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
bush•fire  (bŏŏshər′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an uncontrolled fire in the trees and bushes of scrubland.
  • bush1 + fire 1865–70


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

bushfire /ˈbʊʃˌfaɪə/ n
  1. an uncontrolled fire in the bush; a scrub or forest fire



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