forestland

noun
for·est·land | \ ˈfȯr-əst-ˌland , ˈfär- \

Definition of forestland 

: land covered with forest or reserved for the growth of forests

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Here, surrounded by miles of plastic tubes, weaving upward through 900 acres of forestland, owner and founder David Marvin showed me how maple syrup is produced in 2018. Jason Wilson, charlotteobserver, "Vermont’s maple syrup business is booming, thanks to technology and changing tastes," 4 May 2018 Here, surrounded by miles of plastic tubes, weaving upward through 900 acres of forestland, owner and founder David Marvin showed me how maple syrup is produced in 2018. Jason Wilson, charlotteobserver, "Vermont’s maple syrup business is booming, thanks to technology and changing tastes," 4 May 2018 That weevil lived alongside the dinosaurs; its death may even have occurred in the presence of brachiosaurus, which once ambled around the same forestland. Lorraine Boissoneault, Smithsonian, "Jurassic Park’s Unlikely Symbiosis With Real-World Science," 15 June 2018 According to the Nature and Parks Authority, approximately 10,000 dunams (nearly 4 square miles) of forestland have been burned, including a third of the Carmia Nature Reserve. Jewish Journal, "Firefighters battle kite flames imperiling Israeli highway," 5 June 2018 Forests for Indy, coordinated by the Indiana Forest Alliance and launched in May, is a three-year plan to catalog and rank trees and urban forestland across Indianapolis. Emily Hopkins, Indianapolis Star, "A lack of trees might hurt Indianapolis’ growth. Here’s why.," 4 June 2018 Here, surrounded by miles of plastic tubes, weaving upward through 900 acres of forestland, owner and founder David Marvin showed me how maple syrup is produced in 2018. Jason Wilson, sacbee, "Vermont industry turns over a new leaf | The Sacramento Bee," 24 Apr. 2018 Nonprofits in Kalispell and Whitefish have purchased forestland and built expansive trail networks. Jen Fifield, The Christian Science Monitor, "Promise of outdoor activities pulls new residents to rural areas," 19 Apr. 2018 The Boeing 727 took flight again and, somewhere over dense forestland in the Pacific Northwest, the hijacker lowered the aft stairs and leapt from the plane. Douglas Perry, OregonLive.com, "As new evidence upends D.B. Cooper case, the (un)usual suspects continue to fuel the legend," 10 Jan. 2018

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1649, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of forestland was in 1649

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