What is another word for selva?

4 synonyms found


[ sˈɛlvə], [ sˈɛlvə], [ s_ˈɛ_l_v_ə]

The word "selva" typically refers to a dense, tropical forest. There are several synonyms for this word that could be used to provide variety in writing. "Jungle" is a common synonym, but other options include "rainforest," "woodland," "wilderness," and "thicket." These words all convey a similar sense of lush vegetation and a sense of wildness. Depending on the context, it may be more appropriate to use a synonym that specifically connotes a certain aspect of the selva, such as "canopy" to refer to the uppermost layer of trees, or "undergrowth" to describe the dense vegetation near the forest floor.

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The selva is a tropical rainforest that covers an area of around 160,000 km² in south east Brazil, as well as adjacent Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. Associated with the Atlantic Forest biome, the Selva is an important watershed and contains around a quarter of the world's remaining tropical rainforest.

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