jungle
jungle(
juhng
-
guhl
)
noun
1. (geography) 
a. la selva (F) 
We explored the jungle while we were in Venezuela.Exploramos la selva mientras estábamos en Venezuela.
b. la jungla (F) 
The wildlife in the Panamanian jungle is incredible.La vida silvestre en la jungla de Panamá es increíble.
2. (figurative) (zoo) 
a. la selva (F) (figurative) 
Shopping malls are a jungle on December 23rd.Los centros comerciales son una selva el 23 de diciembre.
b. la jungla (F) (figurative) 
You've got to be quick to survive in this concrete jungle.Tienes que ser listo para sobrevivir en esa jungla de concreto.
3. (figurative) (maze) 
a. la maraña (F) (figurative) 
I had to go through a jungle of suitcases to reach the exit.Tuve que pasar una maraña de maletas para llegar a la salida.
jungle
Noun
1. (forest) 
a. la selva f, jungla (F) 
2. (fig) 
a. la jungla (F) 
jungle [ˈdʒʌŋɡl]
noun
1 selva (f); jungla (f); maraña (f); selva (f)
the law of the jungle la ley de la selva
2 (Mús) jungle (m); género de música de baile de ritmo acelerado
...the nearest jungle comes to a star Having bubbled under for years, jungle music is about to go mainstream
modifier
[+animal, bird] de la selva; selvático; [+law, life, sounds] de la selva
jungle gym (n) armazón de barras para juegos infantiles
...children playing on the swings and jungle gym
jungle warfare (n) guerra (f) en la selva
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