from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Land densely overgrown with tropical vegetation.
- n. A dense thicket or growth.
- n. A dense, confused mass; a jumble.
- n. Something made up of many confused elements; a bewildering complex or maze: sorting through the jungle of regulations.
- n. A place or milieu characterized by intense, often ruthless competition or struggle for survival: the corporate jungle.
- n. Slang A place where hoboes camp.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.
- n. A place where people behave ruthlessly, unconstrained by law or morality.
- n. An area where hobos camp together.
- n. A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
- n. A place of danger or ruthless competition for survival.
- n. Anything which causes confusion or difficulty due to intricacy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dense growth of rank and tangled vegetation, large and small, often nearly impenetrable, such as is characteristic of some parts of India, especially in the swampy regions at the base of the Himalaya mountains.
- n. A tract of land covered by such vegetation; a wilderness of dense overgrowth; a piece of swampy thickset forest-land.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an impenetrable equatorial forest
- n. a place where hoboes camp
- n. a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
A growing cadre of integrative medicine professionals recognizes the acronym jungle of the emerging ACOs (Accountable Care Organizations) and PCMHs (Patient Centered Medical Homes) as a fertile host for mushrooming use of integrative care.
All you need in the jungle is a pair of jeans and a pair of khaki's (at the top of the continental divide, even at 9 degrees over equator is usually too cold for shorts and a teeshirt), rubber boots, a fllece top and a rain poncho.
The Bolivian jungle is a dorado dream destination, but it's certainly harsh on the angler.
From what I've been told, viruses are more of a concern South of the border, in jungle areas.
For the rule of the jungle is first fear, and then hunger and thirst.
I see so many republicans here always use freedom as an excuse to say anything ... breaking news ... have you heard people in jungle have better freedom than you?
Among the "celebrities" being dropped into the Costa Rican jungle is the wife of indicted former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who was forced to withdraw himself when a judge nixed his invitation.
They're trained in jungle fighting and they find themselves isolated in these buildings and largely abandoned city.
In the first shade, where the savannah yielded to the dense mountain jungle, he had collapsed to die.
I have attached a picture of him in jungle fatigues and a boonie hat.