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Jungle Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a place where hoboes camp
  • a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  • an impenetrable equatorial forest

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • an impenetrable equatorial forest ,
  • a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival ,
  • a place where hoboes camp

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Jungle Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

The jungle is a forest in a tropical place. In jungles, it rains a lot. Scientists think that more types of animals and plants live in the jungles than everywhere else. Jungles are hot most of the time (having high temperature). When many people talk about jungles, they may also mean rainforests. They have lots of rivers or streams.

The jungle is very crammed and there is very little room to walk. There are 4 layers to a jungle. These include (from the top to the bottom): The Emergent layer. The Canopy layer. The Understory. The forest floor.

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* In the civilisation a new law of hostility prevails. And to call it the law of the jungle is unfair to the jungle. - Colin Wilson

* If you're ever stuck in some thick undergrowth in your underwear, don't stop and start thinking of what other words have 'under' in them, because that's probably the first sign of jungle madness. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

* It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry. - Andrew Schneider

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