Definition of 'birch'
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Example sentences containing 'birch'
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The cable car sails over silver birch and pines and patches of snow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The crossing cuts though a tranquil landscape of birch forests and pristine lakes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Around the lodge were open fields, a stream fringed with reeds, and groves of silver birch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Out have gone the unforgiving birch fences with the giant drops. The Sun (2015)They are most likely to be seen in small flocks in birch trees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Willow warblers are singing in birch woods where the trees are not too tall. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can almost smell the birch bark. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was a little birch tree halfway up the hill which rises steeply to the southwest. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)They made shoes from birch bark and clothes from hemp cloth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Birch bark tends to peel off around the trunk in rings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We walked though a knee-high lawn of regeneration where birch and oak was back in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Available in birch, oak or walnut. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The darling yellow trumpets are thrusting up in fir and birch woods across Scotland for our delight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Ash is the most common tree, although oak and birch grow there too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But slim as the groves of birch trees were, they were not silver. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A small grove of silver birch trees will sit amid a dense drift of yellow autumn leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Keep the lone silver birch to your right and make sure you don't end up in one of the many little pools. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The pleasure of being able to walk home each day through oak and birch woods, with the trees changing colours in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A white strip of birch bark blowing up from the hollow over the brown floor of the grove made her heart stand still. Anne of Green Gables (1872)In mainland Europe they nest in birch forests, but they have rarely tried to breed here. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ash is the third (after oak and birch) most common tree in these islands. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are found across much of Asia in summer, and make domed nests in the birch forests. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On either side and above is a tunnel of bamboo, dense arching shrubs and silver birch, ending in a clearing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On many silver birch trees, especially young ones, there are still pale yellow leaves fluttering in the wind on the lower branches. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'birch'
British English: birch /bɜːtʃ/ NOUN
A birch is a tall tree with thin branches.
- American English: birch
- Arabic: شَجَرَةُ البَتُولا
- Brazilian Portuguese: vidoeiro
- Chinese: 桦树
- Croatian: breza
- Czech: bříza
- Danish: birk
- Dutch: berk
- European Spanish: abedul
- Finnish: koivu
- French: bouleau
- German: Birke
- Greek: σημύδα
- Italian: betulla
- Japanese: 樺
- Korean: 자작나무
- Norwegian: bjørk
- Polish: brzoza
- European Portuguese: bétula
- Romanian: mesteacăn
- Russian: береза
- Spanish: abedul
- Swedish: björk
- Thai: ต้นไม้ชนิดหนึ่ง
- Turkish: huş ağacı
- Ukrainian: береза
- Vietnamese: cây bulô
Definition of birch from the Collins English Dictionary
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