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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- countryside or landscape (as of western France) marked by intermingling patches of woodland and heath, small fields, tall hedgerows, and orchards.

Usage examples (32)
  • During World War II, bocage acquired a particular significance during the Battle of Normandy, as it made progress against an entrenched opposition extremely difficult.
  • The last tactical innovation in the bocage was the invention of the "Culin hedgerow device."
  • The bocage is a classic enclosed landscape, consisting of a mosaic of plots that are surrounded by stonewalls or hedges.
  • To the south, however, lay the heart of the bocage. for more
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