wild·​wood ˈwī(-ə)l(d)-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce wildwood (audio)
: a wood unaltered or unfrequented by humans

Word History

First Known Use

12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wildwood was in the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Wildwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wildwood. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition


wild·​wood ˈwī(ə)l-ˌ(d)wu̇d How to pronounce wildwood (audio)
: woodland untouched by human activity

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Wild·​wood ˈwī(-ə)ld-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce Wildwood (audio)
city west of Saint Louis in eastern Missouri population 35,517

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