hard, barren soil; a very sandy and deserted place DN.ii.146 (˚nagaraka, trsl. “town in the midst of a jungle”, cp. Dial. ii.161); Ja.i.391; Vv.85#5 (= ukkaṃsena jangala i.e. exceedingly dusty or sandy dry); Pv.ii.9#70 (spelt ujjhangala, expld. by ativiya-thaddhabhūmibhāga at Pv-a.139); Vism.107. Also in BSk. ujjangala e.g. Mvu.ii.207.
ud + jangala