A shrubland biota in Mediterranean countries, typically consisting of densely-growing evergreen shrubs. (noun)
Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Use "macchia" in a sentence
"This section of the highway cuts through the island's rough interior, offering travelers views of stark rocky mountains, shady eucalyptus groves around gurgling streams, and the omnipresent tan-and-green-dappled shrublands Italians refer to as Mediterranean macchia."
"Bezbledny Rycerz Cavaliere senza macchia è un corto corto, scritto, diretto ed animato da Waldemar Mordarski e prodotto presso lo Studio filmowe Odeon."
"Continuing our route we crossed some park-like glades, with scattered forest trees, and fringed by the graceful shrubbery, the _macchia_, common to both the islands of Corsica and Sardinia."