Translation of jungle in Spanish:

jungle

selva, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒəŋɡəl//ˈdʒʌŋɡ(ə)l/

noun

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    • 1.1Geography

      selva feminine
      jungla feminine
      • Even so, every walk in a jungle where wild elephants, rhinos, buffaloes or tigers roam, is a tense experience, even if you do have an armed forest guard along with you.
      • The Yucatan peninsula is a fascinating area covered by dense jungle and swamps, criss-crossed with rivers and scattered with ruins from the Mayan civilisation.
      • Tourism here is still pretty much an adventure, with unspoiled beaches, coral-filled waters and dense tropical jungle inland.
      • He fell on top of a colossal butte overlooking a dense jungle.
      • For generations its farmers relied on the surrounding jungle for wood, grazing, fruit, herbs and building materials.
      • Later series saw the women marched through hostile jungle to a second camp.
      • Such terrain includes cities, jungles, and dense forests, but it also includes open terrain when it is mountainous or broken, affording the enemy numerous hiding places.
      • Not named were probably those animals which live exclusively in forest, jungles, mountains, wetlands, deserts, etc.
      • Your guide will lead you through miles of old cane lands, tropical forests, and jungles rich with magnificent scenery.
      • Dense jungle alternates with steamy rice paddies and, as pineapple groves give way to coconut plantations, working elephants come briefly into view.
      • He followed the clearing cautiously, staying in the dense jungle surrounding it.
      • Reporters no longer need to lug around bulky suitcases to carry their laptops and heavy satellite discs in to transmit news stories from remote places, dense jungles or mountain tops.
      • By the late 1990s, about four-fifths of the population made their living doing subsistence agriculture in the jungles and highland forests.
      • We walked though the dense foliage of the jungle.
      • This species, which lives in the wild in the jungles of Central Africa, is classified as endangered, under growing threat from the roaring trade in bush meat, coupled with the loss of their forest habitat.
      • Both Ecuador and Brazil have stepped up military operations in the dense Amazonian jungles where they share borders with Colombia.
      • These people live there, they understand the jungle of the Philippines, they know what to do.
      • The farmers keep busy in their vast fields, whose crops are of a healthy golden-brown, while the creatures in the wild hunt and play in the shade of the tropical forests and the damp jungles.
      • They would travel from farm to farm, surviving for days in the jungle by eating crops and fishing in streams.
      • He had been traveling the dense jungles for what seemed weeks, months even.

    • 1.2(confusion, tangle)

      maraña feminine
      laberinto masculine
      • When he died, police officers had to cut their way through a jungle of junk, just to get his body out.
      • Perhaps, our urban jungle is just as bewildering for the old man and his daughter.
      • But the European airline industry remains an insane jungle of bizarre and complex rules.
      • You send your camp's story into a veritable jungle of competing messages that bombard every parent and every child with whom you correspond.
      • It's gutted, with big windows that aren't even boarded up, rickety balconies and a jungle of weeds out front.
      • From a distance, the island looks like a jungle of dark weeds.
      • It's a jungle of images of places found ‘above ground’ at those sites.
      • Here's a roadmap through the jungle of competing claims.
      • There was a jungle of ferns and bushes, blanketed with lichen.
      • This will keep your garden from looking like a jungle of haphazardly placed plants.
      • Often he would lie for hours, his elbows in the peaty soil, peering through a jungle of grass blades in search of those elusive musicians.
      • A jungle of mechanical debris bridges the gap between the cavernous fore and aft holds.
      • My carpaccio was passable, but far too sparse and hidden beneath a jungle of foliage.
      • Dad borrowed the lights from her and rented a jungle of extension cords.
      • We have managed to create a jungle of inefficiency, throwing money at administration rather than research.
      • The tops of the washing machines are covered by a jungle of well-watered pot plants.
      • ‘We discovered all these terraces completely overgrown, under a jungle of vines and brambles,’ said Threipland.
      • We sit there sometimes, but prefer the front, which is more like a jungle of plants where coffee refills are 10 minutes apart.
      • The shirt she wore looked so torn that he wondered if she had walked through a jungle of thorns before coming into the disco.
      • I was finally able to crawl under the tree, and I soon found myself among a jungle of branches and leaves.
      • It's a jungle of three letter acronyms and petroleum by-products.
      • She walked through bushes and reached a jungle of trees.
      • It had remained hidden all this time under a jungle of wires.
      • They can bring learning alive and help young people through jungles of confusion, over rivers of problems and up mountains of challenge.
      • He says that the group had been working hard to improve the area around the sawmill dam by tackling the jungle of weeds, brambles and nettles that had grown up through years of neglect.
      • I know it's shameless, but the publishing world is a competitive jungle and, hey, you have to grab what chances you can.
      • Surrounding him on all sides, was a jungle of cement and wires.
      • But when I realised today that my weed jungle does not constitute a garden to potter in, I turfed them into the bin.

    • 1.3(hostile place)

      jungla feminine

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    Music
    jungle masculine
    música jungle feminine