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Seats spill into a charming courtyard back garden with a terrace and bamboo plants. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We walk and walk until we enter a village of low houses and bamboo fences. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)Play around with bamboo poles stuck in the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They carry bamboo sticks with which to defend themselves and others. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not all the faces on the bamboo sticks represented people who would be attending. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Usually within about five minutes a long bamboo stick slowly poked its way through the middle of our curtains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rubbish bins are hidden behind wooden fencing and a row of neatly planted bamboo adds a stylish splash of green. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ten rooms are elegant, with bamboo furniture and balconies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Flags flutter from bamboo poles, there are forests of flags. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another body arrived, carried by four men on a litter slung between bamboo poles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Across the sandy track that was the main village street, exuberant bunting flew between bamboo poles. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)I was filming elephants on foot in a bamboo forest. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A fisherman passed with a string of fish on a bamboo pole across his shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Holding went on to design the first lightweight tents, which he made out of oiled silk and telescopic bamboo poles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And I train them tall up bamboo poles to keep their heads in the sun in summer and out of the frost in winter. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'bamboo'
British English: bamboo /bæmˈbuː/ NOUN
Bamboo is a tall tropical plant with hard hollow stems.
...huts with walls made of bamboo.
- American English: bamboo
- Arabic: خَيْرُزان
- Brazilian Portuguese: bambu
- Chinese: 竹子
- Croatian: bambus
- Czech: bambus
- Danish: bambus
- Dutch: bamboe
- European Spanish: bambú
- Finnish: bambu
- French: bambou
- German: Bambus
- Greek: μπαμπού
- Italian: bambù
- Japanese: 竹
- Korean: 대나무
- Norwegian: bambus
- Polish: bambus
- European Portuguese: bambu
- Romanian: bambus
- Russian: бамбук
- Spanish: bambú
- Swedish: bambu
- Thai: ต้นไผ่
- Turkish: bambu
- Ukrainian: бамбук
- Vietnamese: cây tre
Definition of bamboo from the Collins English Dictionary
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