Sherwood Forest


Sher·wood Forest

geographical name \ˈshər-ˌwd- also ˈsher-\

Definition of SHERWOOD FOREST

ancient royal forest cen England chiefly in Nottinghamshire

Sherwood Forest

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Woodland, Nottinghamshire, England. A former royal hunting ground that is known for its association with the legendary Robin Hood, Sherwood Forest formerly occupied almost all of western Nottinghamshire and extended into Derbyshire. Today a reduced area of woodland remains between Nottingham and Worksop.

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