greenwood

noun green·wood \ ˈgrēn-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of greenwood

: a forest that is green with foliage

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13th century

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Greenwood

geographical name Green·wood \ ˈgrēn-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of Greenwood

city south of Indianapolis in central Indiana population 49,791

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