greenwood

noun
green·​wood | \ ˈgrēn-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce greenwood (audio) \

Definition of greenwood

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a forest that is green with foliage

Greenwood

geographical name
Green·​wood | \ ˈgrēn-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce Greenwood (audio) \

Definition of Greenwood (Entry 2 of 2)

city south of Indianapolis in central Indiana population 49,791

First Known Use of greenwood

Noun

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Greenwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greenwood. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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