piney woods

plural noun

Definition of piney woods 

: woodland of the southern U.S. in which pines are the dominant tree

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Cue the building of a large theatre facility in our piney woods forest—and fast! Houston Chronicle, "ART FEEL: Woodlands resident tabbed for development director job at Houston theater," 25 May 2018 The storm had gone inland, up into the piney woods of Eastern Texas. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, "This is probably the worst US flood storm ever, and I’ll never be the same," 30 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of piney woods

1800, in the meaning defined above

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