piney woods

plural noun

Definition of piney woods

: 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 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, orlandosentinel.com, 12 Nov. 2021 This fragrance combines some of my favorite things… that remind me of the piney woods of east Texas. Rebecca Norris, Country Living, 16 Oct. 2021 Nestled in the piney woods of rural Perry County, Marion Military Institute seems like a strange place to become the football capital of Alabama for a week every summer from 1975-81. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 2 July 2021 Three weeks before Christmas, in the piney woods outside of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a deer hunter came across the fallout from a firefight that, to date, no one has been able to explain. Seth Harp, Rolling Stone, 18 Apr. 2021 Deep in the piney woods of East Texas, beneath a roughly 200-year-old overgrown cemetery, is Hawkins' family history and a part of America's buried past. CBS News, 29 Dec. 2020 The small gathering resembled a Southern church social, with homemade pies served under a tent surrounded by piney woods. Joy Wallace Dickinson, orlandosentinel.com, 1 Nov. 2020 The 21-year-old fire breather from the piney woods of East Texas offers relief from the parade of inauthentic junk laden with John Deere tractor references that's still way too pervasive these days. Scott Stroud, Star Tribune, 13 Aug. 2020 This popular summer resort in the piney woods is for the accommodation of families. NOLA.com, 12 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of piney woods

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piney woods was in 1800

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Last Updated

16 Nov 2021

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“Piney woods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piney%20woods. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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