gallery forest


Definition of gallery forest

: a forest growing along a watercourse in a region otherwise devoid of trees

Examples of gallery forest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The habitat at the Hato Masagüaral consists of tropical savannah, gallery forest and, because parts of it are still a working cattle ranch, pastures. Grrlscientist, Forbes, 21 June 2022

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First Known Use of gallery forest

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gallery forest was in 1920

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“Gallery forest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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