Bocage



a decorative motif of trees, branches, or foliage, as in a tapestry or a ceramic figure group.
Contemporary Examples

The Deadly Trap Behind D-Day’s Beaches Clive Irving June 4, 2014
The Deadly Trap Behind D-Day’s Beaches Clive Irving June 4, 2014
The Deadly Trap Behind D-Day’s Beaches Clive Irving June 4, 2014

Historical Examples

Normandy G. E. Mitton
Autumn Glory Ren Bazin
Rambles in Normandy Francis Miltoun
Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature – 5. The Romantic School in France Georg Brandes
The Cathedrals of Southern France Francis Miltoun
Autumn Glory Ren Bazin
Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II Fleury de Chaboulon.

noun
the wooded countryside characteristic of northern France, with small irregular-shaped fields and many hedges and copses
woodland scenery represented in ceramics

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