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woodland

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noun wood·land \ˈwu̇d-lənd, -ˌland\

Simple Definition of woodland

  • : land covered with trees and bushes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of woodland

  1. :  land covered with woody vegetation :  timberland, forest

woodlander play \-lən-dər, -ˌlan-\ noun

Examples of woodland in a sentence

  1. The swamp was surrounded by dense woodland.

  2. <the house is perched atop a hill amid a stretch of dense woodland>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of woodland

before 12th century


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woodland

adjective wood·land

Definition of woodland

  1. 1 :  growing, living, or existing in woodland

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being woodland



14th Century

First Known Use of woodland

14th century


Woodland

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geographical name Wood·land \ˈwu̇d-lənd\

Definition of Woodland

  1. city W California NW of Sacramento pop 55,468




WOODLAND Defined for Kids

woodland

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noun wood·land \ˈwu̇d-lənd, -ˌland\

Definition of woodland for Students

  1. :  land covered with trees and shrubs :  forest





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