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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On Tuesday, a body was found half-buried and covered in plastic in a wooded area about 1,000 feet (305 meters) from the hotel. Tamara Lush, The Seattle Times, "Costa Ricans arrest resort guard in death of Florida woman," 5 Dec. 2018 The employee put the package in a wooded area until police arrived. Zolan Kanno-youngs, WSJ, "Explosive Device Found at George Soros’s Home," 22 Oct. 2018 Turkish authorities are searching for his remains in wooded areas outside of Istanbul. Alex Ward, Vox, "Why Jared Kushner reportedly wants Trump to stand by Saudi Arabia," 18 Oct. 2018 The four-bedroom house in Brentwood is backed by a wooded area where two girls — Kayla Cuevas, 16, and Nisa Mickens, 15 — were found bludgeoned and hacked to death in 2016 by members of the vicious gang. Kenneth Garger, Fox News, "Couple shocked to find they just bought infamous MS-13 house," 24 Sep. 2018 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

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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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