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Meaning of "Joshua tree" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JOSHUA TREE

Named after the prophet Joshua, alluding to the extended branches of the tree.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JOSHUA TREE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JOSHUA TREE

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Joshua tree is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JOSHUA TREE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Joshua tree

Yucca brevifolia

Yucca brevifolia is a plant species belonging to the genus Yucca. It is tree-like in habit, which is reflected in its common names: Joshua tree, yucca palm, tree yucca, and palm tree yucca. This monocotyledonous tree is native to southwestern North America in the states of California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada, where it is confined mostly to the Mojave Desert between 400 and 1,800 m elevation. It thrives in the open grasslands of Queen Valley and Lost Horse Valley in Joshua Tree National Park. A dense Joshua tree forest also exists in Mojave National Preserve, in the area of Cima Dome. In addition to the autonymic subspecies Yucca brevifolia subsp. brevifolia, two other subspecies have been described: Yucca brevifolia subsp. jaegeriana and Yucca brevifolia subsp. herbertii, though both are sometimes treated as varieties or forms.

Definition of Joshua tree in the English dictionary

The definition of Joshua tree in the dictionary is a treelike desert yucca plant, Yucca brevifolia, of the southwestern US, with sword-shaped leaves and greenish-white flowers.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE JOSHUA TREE

at the top of the tree
big tree
cabbage tree
Christmas tree
coffee tree
family tree
flame tree
fruit tree
hall tree
lemon tree
plane tree
rain tree
red tea tree
rubber tree
service tree
Seville orange tree
sycamore tree
tea tree
tree
tulip tree
white tea tree

Synonyms and antonyms of Joshua tree in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Joshua tree» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JOSHUA TREE

Find out the translation of Joshua tree to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Joshua tree from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Joshua tree» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

约书亚树
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Joshua tree
570 millions of speakers

English

Joshua tree
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

यहोशू ट्री
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

شجرة جوشوا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Джошуа-Три
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Joshua tree
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যিহোশূয় গাছ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Joshua tree
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pokok Joshua
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Joshua Tree
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジョシュアツリー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조슈아 트리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yosua wit
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

cây Joshua
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யோசுவா மரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यहोशवा झाड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yeşu ağacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Joshua tree
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Joshua Tree
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Джошуа - Три
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

copac Joshua
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Joshua δέντρο
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Joshua Tree
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Joshua tree
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Joshua Tree
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Joshua tree

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JOSHUA TREE»

The term «Joshua tree» is very widely used and occupies the 8.693 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Joshua tree

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JOSHUA TREE»

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Joshua Tree: The Complete Guide
This edition features updated information on park and local attractions, hotels, and restaurants, as well as a newly expanded section on the geology of the park.
James Kaiser, 2010
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Joshua Tree
Like its predecessors, Joshua Tree includes a CD featuring musical compositions meant to function as musical backdrops to the desert images in this book.
Rudy VanderLans, 2001
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The Trad Guide to Joshua Tree: 60 Favorite Climbs from 5. 5 ...
"Trad" or traditional climbing is characterized by theplacement and removal of protective gear as the climberprogresses.
Charlie Winger, 2004
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Joshua Tree: Desolation Tango
Elevated from national monument to national park status in 1994, Joshua tree now sees greater numbers of visitors than ever from around the nation and the world. For Deanne Stillman, Joshua Tree is a place of pilgrimage.
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Your Guide to Joshua Tree National Park
With something for everyone this is Your Guide to Joshua Tree National Park. (This e-book is intended for large color devices like Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet, iPad, etc.)
Michael Joseph Oswald, 2012
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Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park: The Best Sport and ...
Full color photographs along with a contemporary design make this book as visually appeali
Bob Gaines, 2011
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Joshua Tree West: Quail Springs to Hidden Valley Campground
This guide features: Guaranteed binding - if this binding fails, the publisher will replace the book for free Complete written descriptions, recommended gear, and first-ascent information Detailed route photos, topos, and maps Easy-to ...
Randy Vogel, 2006
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Rock Climbing Joshua Tree, 2nd
The long awaited reprint of Chockstone's Joshua Tree Rock Climbing Guide is the most complete guide available to the area.
Randy Vogel, 1992
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The Joshua Tree
Drawing from the legendary heroic life of Bill Keys, this classic story of the Old and New West uniquely captures the romance and tragedy of the American West.
Robert Cabot, 2012
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The Lives of Desert Animals in Joshua Tree National Monument
However, lad- derback woodpeckers are seen more regularly in the Joshua tree forests, in the pinon and juniper belt, and in the trees at oases. Except when individual birds have become accustomed to the presence of people at a continually ...
Alden Holmes Miller, Robert Cyril Stebbins, 1964

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JOSHUA TREE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Joshua tree is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lecture on pests plaguing park with paint - Hi-Desert Star: News
ARTICLE: 'Mr. Andre' pays fine for painting on Joshua Tree National ... ARTICLE: National parks vandal may have hit Joshua Tree National ... «Hi-Desert Star, Jul 15»
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Jury finds Joseph Phipps guilty of second-degree murder for wife's …
JOSHUA TREE — After deliberating for less than a day, a jury found Joseph Phipps, 42, guilty of second-degree murder Friday afternoon for ... «Hi-Desert Star, Jul 15»
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REC: Following your passion | The Sierra Vista Herald
He started climbing in 2003, and has since then scaled mountains in Red Rock Canyon, Joshua Tree National Park, the Cochise Stronghold ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Jul 15»
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Midland County Road Commission projects for week of June 20-24
Joshua Tree Lane east of Rolling Ridge Drive in Larkin Township. • Morel Court west of Rolling Ridge Drive in Larkin Township. • East Morel ... «Midland Daily News, Jul 15»
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Secondary poisoning a real problem for birds of prey - Hi-Desert Star
JOSHUA TREE — For the past two years Claudia and James Spotts have enjoyed the pair of great horned owls nesting in their Afghan pine ... «Hi-Desert Star, Jul 15»
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Missing man's remains found in Landers - Hi-Desert Star: News
The sheriff's media log for that day indicates that Salazar's mother, who was in Joshua Tree, called the sheriff's station and said he and his ... «Hi-Desert Star, Jul 15»
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Joshua Tree National Park - National Parks Traveler
More than 30,000 acres near Joshua Tree National Park in California that once were eyed for a landfill are being considered for addition to the ... «National Parks Traveler, Jul 15»
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Neo 80, a Melrose fashion rock star in the - Los Angeles Times
The '80s revival is alive and well in Joshua Tree at Taylor Junction gallery, where everything Neo is new. Popping up among the yucca and ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Bean Premieres New 'Wildfire' Music Video (Exclusive … - Just Jared
“The 'Wildfire' video was shot at this incredible Airbnb property on six acres of land in Joshua Tree. It's a free-spirited video with amazing ... «Just Jared, Jul 15»
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Hal Hiner, Easy Reader co-founder, dies in desert
He also worked up until his death on “The Stars That Shine In Joshua Tree,” a live compilation of desert musicians' songs. Hal Hiner pen and ... «Easy Reader, Jul 15»

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