pine·​land | \ ˈpīn-ˌland How to pronounce pineland (audio) , -lənd \

Definition of pineland

: land naturally dominated by pine forests

Examples of pineland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Having the injunction removed may make saving the pineland harder, said plaintiff Al Sunshine, a retired TV reporter and founder of the Miami Pine Rocklands Coalition who lives across the street from the project. Jenny Staletovich, miamiherald, "Judge clears way for Walmart in rare Miami forest. But legal battle continues | Miami Herald," 14 Mar. 2018 No survey was done for tiger beetles, which were first discovered in the pineland in the 1930s, vanished and were rediscovered in 2007. Jenny Staletovich, miamiherald, "Judge orders emergency halt to clearing of rare Miami forest targeted for Walmart," 8 Dec. 2017 The large, constricting black pine snake prefers to lounge in open pinelands and scrounge around for a meal of mice, rats, squirrels, birds or eggs. Beau Evans,, "Snakes of Louisiana: 46 of the state's slithery species," 12 June 2017 PATRICK FARRELL The pineland twinflower or snakeherb, is fairly common in pine rocklands but rarely grow in other places. Jenny Staletovich, miamiherald, "In Miami suburbs, last remnants of the world’s rarest forest endure — at least for now," 4 May 2017

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First Known Use of pineland

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

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“Pineland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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