piney woods

plural noun

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

Examples of piney woods in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Four days of biking through east Texas' rural farmland and piney woods were completed in segments of 65, 70, 80 and 43 miles. Ray Hanley, Arkansas Online, 29 May 2023 Surrounded by beautiful Texas piney woods, the resort offers acres of green space, a golf course, an enormous resort-style pool with a water park, tennis courts and on-property restaurants. Gabi De La Rosa, Chron, 29 Mar. 2023 The piney woods of East Texas, where the cemetery is located, is featured in an immersive display on the walls of AT&T headquarters, as a part of The Mount Experience. Dallas News, 3 Feb. 2023 On a cool October morning, the sun shines down on a clearing in the piney woods of southeast Texas. Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Nov. 2022 Every summer, hundreds of Latino eighth- and ninth-graders from Riverside and San Bernardino counties gathered for a weeklong camp in the piney woods of Idyllwild. Los Angeles Times, 27 Apr. 2022 It’s in the piney woods outside Aiken, SC, so lots of privacy, and it’s only costing Mother Gannett $79 a night, which by Masters Week standards is practically free. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 22 Mar. 2022 Louisiana is a football-mad state, but there are pockets of tiny, rural schools in the piney woods near the Texas border where basketball is king. New York Times, 8 Mar. 2022 Youngblood, who grew up in the piney woods of Monticello in the Florida Panhandle, played in a Rams-record 201 consecutive games and only missed one game in his 14-year NFL career — and that one miss came in his final season. Mike Bianchi,, 12 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piney woods was in 1800

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“Piney woods.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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