timberland

noun
tim·​ber·​land | \ ˈtim-bər-ˌland How to pronounce timberland (audio) \

Definition of timberland

: wooded land especially with marketable timber

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Examples of timberland in a Sentence

the wildfire burned through a large swath of timberland
Recent Examples on the Web Less than a fifth of the 2.8 million acres (1.1 million hectares) of timberland destroyed by Hurricane Michael have been salvaged. Washington Post, "Florida timber farmers face tough choices year after Michael," 13 Oct. 2019 That extra timberland will perfectly complement our $100 million renovation to our incredible memory-making state parks. Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star, "We annotated Gov. Eric Holcomb's 2020 State of the State speech. Here's what we found.," 14 Jan. 2020 Trees once towered over much of Calhoun County, an inland expanse of tiny communities surrounded by forests that suffered the most catastrophic damage to the region’s timberland. Washington Post, "Florida timber farmers face tough choices year after Michael," 13 Oct. 2019 Less than a fifth of the 2.8 million acres (1.1 million hectares) of timberland destroyed by Hurricane Michael have been salvaged. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Florida timber farmers face tough choices year after Michael," 12 Oct. 2019 Trees once towered over much of Calhoun County, an inland expanse of tiny communities surrounded by forests that suffered the most catastrophic damage to the region’s timberland. Washington Post, "Florida timber farmers face tough choices year after Michael," 13 Oct. 2019 More than two-thirds of Alabama is covered by forests, which makes it the third-largest timberland acreage among the lower 48 states. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, "Is biomass good for Alabama, the environment?," 12 Oct. 2019 Bailey’s data shows that 70 percent of Alabama is timberland, but that doesn’t translate to the state coffers. John Archibald | Jarchibald@al.com, al, "How to pay $1.25 an acre in taxes," 6 Oct. 2019 Ask a politician to change the way Alabama taxes timberland. John Archibald | Jarchibald@al.com, al, "How to pay $1.25 an acre in taxes," 6 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of timberland

1654, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of timberland was in 1654

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10 Feb 2020

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“Timberland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timberland. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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timberland

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How to pronounce timberland (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of timberland

US : land that is covered with trees that are grown in order to produce wood

timberland

noun
tim·​ber·​land | \ ˈtim-bər-ˌland How to pronounce timberland (audio) \

Kids Definition of timberland

: wooded land especially as a source of timber

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