wood·ed | \ˈwu̇-dəd \

Definition of wooded 

: covered with growing trees

Examples of wooded in a Sentence

These sorts of birds live in more wooded areas.

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How to survive: Slow down in heavily wooded areas, specially in late afternoon and evening, and near bridges or overpasses where collisions often occur. Bruce Henderson, charlotteobserver, "Be wary of these NC natural wonders this summer," 25 June 2018 But Montmorency Falls makes up for its lack of notoriety thanks to its sheer height, towering more than 270 feet above the heavily wooded landscape located along the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec City. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian, "North America’s Most Spectacular Waterfalls," 18 June 2018 One buyer claims to have actually set his flamethrower on fire: Then there’s this guy, who is just shooting his in his heavily wooded backyard. Emily Price, Fortune, "Blunts, BBQ and Creme Brulee: Here's What Pyros Are Torching With Elon Musk's 'Not a Flamethrower'," 11 June 2018 The Hays County Sheriff’s Office announced his body had been found on Wednesday in a heavily wooded area. Mayra Cruz, Houston Chronicle, "Missing Spring man’s body found near Austin," 23 May 2018 As Keenan points out, with water only coming into play on three holes, the terrain and heavily wooded areas flanking the fairways and greens serve as the course’s defense against low scores. Brent Kennedy, baltimoresun.com, "The Woodlands Golf Course," 11 May 2018 While it's largely concentrated in the Northeast and upper Midwest (particularly in heavily wooded or grassy areas), the CDC's new report notes that the at-risk area is expanding. Emma Sarran Webster, Allure, "What You Should Know About the Rise of Insect-Spread Diseases," 3 May 2018 Fend off deer — naturally Many parts of Howard County — particularly heavily wooded areas — are a haven for plant-and-flower-eating deer. John-john Williams Iv, Howard County Times, "5 ways to make your garden stand out this spring," 3 May 2018 The site in question is part of a heavily wooded area at the northwest corner of Keystone and 86th Street. Emily Hopkins, Indianapolis Star, "Indianapolis Nora residents opposed a developer and won. Now, they've changed their minds.," 25 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of wooded

1586, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of wooded

: covered with trees


wood·ed | \ˈwu̇-dəd \

Kids Definition of wooded

: covered with trees a wooded lot

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