Definition of timberland
: wooded land especially with marketable timber
Examples of timberland in a Sentence
the wildfire burned through a large swath of timberland
Recent Examples of timberland from the Web
Gay blacks complained of dress codes banning Timberlands and sweatpants, of not being served in a timely manner at bars and of being stopped and asked for identification at clubs while white customers walked in unbothered.
The second tax connected to timberland is known as Severance Tax and is levied when the trees are cut down and again when they are turned into products by a mill.
In Alabama, timberland is classified as agricultural land and is therefore taxed at 10 percent.
Harvard is also looking to prune its $4 billion of timberland and other natural resource holdings, which are owned directly.
Weyerheauser describes itself as one of the world’s largest private owners of timberland, owning or controlling more than 13 million acres primarily in the U.S. and managing additional forests in Canada under long-term licenses.
Weyerhaeuser has agreed to sell its timberlands and related manufacturing operations in Uruguay for $402 million, shedding the last of its properties outside North America.
Weyerhaeuser said the sale covers more than 300,000 acres of timberlands in northeastern and north central Uruguay, as well as a plywood and veneer manufacturing facility, a cogeneration facility and a seedling nursery.
Big investors, like university endowments and insurance companies, have long allocated money to timberland in places like Oregon’s fir-and-spruce forests, Georgia’s pine plantations and Appalachia’s hardwood groves.
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First Known Use of timberland
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Definition of timberland for English Language Learners
: land that is covered with trees that are grown in order to produce wood
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Definition of timberland for Students
: wooded land especially as a source of timber
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