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The puncher wheeled his horse and rode off around the chaparral.

The man in the chaparral once more crept forward and climbed the fence.

After hard fighting in the chaparral, the Mexicans were put to flight.

If the sheep owner had tried to break away into the chaparral.

The chaparral being on a little rise, one could not see beyond it.

The bailes out at the Quemado; weddings far out in the chaparral.

As we emerged from the chaparral, Morgan was but a few yards in advance.

The whole troop then scampered off into the chaparral and disappeared.

The chaparral was dark and silent, and these returned after a fruitless search.

When you come near the camp, leave your horse in the chaparral.

WORD ORIGIN

"shrub thicket," 1850, American English, from Spanish chaparro "evergreen oak," perhaps from Basque txapar "little thicket," diminutive of sapar "heath, thicket."

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