wildland

noun
wild·​land | \ ˈwī(-ə)l(d)-ˌland How to pronounce wildland (audio) \

Definition of wildland

: land that is uncultivated or unfit for cultivation

Examples of wildland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Oregon Conservation Corps program allows young people to develop the skills to become wildland firefighters and land managers while helping vulnerable communities mitigate fire risks. oregonlive, 2 Oct. 2022 In Idaho, more than 930 wildland firefighters and support staff were battling the Moose fire Saturday and protecting homes, energy infrastructure and the Highway 93 corridor, a major north-south route. Julie Watson, Rebecca Boone, Anchorage Daily News, 31 July 2022 In Idaho, more than 930 wildland firefighters and support staff were battling the Moose fire Saturday and protecting homes, energy infrastructure and the Highway 93 corridor, a major north-south route. Fox News, 31 July 2022 More than 930 wildland firefighters and support staff were responding to the Moose fire Saturday. CBS News, 30 July 2022 For some of California’s wildland firefighters, low pay and low morale are taking a toll. Ian James, Los Angeles Times, 21 July 2022 In 2003, Eagle Scout Richard Genck, who was 16, spearheaded a memorial to honor Lupe and other wildland firefighters in Pinetop-Lakeside. AZCentral.com, 26 June 2022 Hagemann has a master's in science communication and a background in earth science, most recently earning her wildland firefighter certification. Dominic Fracassa, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Sep. 2022 Hagemann has a master's in science communication and a background in earth science, most recently earning her wildland firefighter certification. Dominic Fracassa, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Sep. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of wildland

1686, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wildland was in 1686

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Last Updated

6 Oct 2022

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“Wildland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wildland. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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