wood·​ed | \ ˈwu̇-dəd How to pronounce wooded (audio) \

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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Kevin Slats was accused of starting a fire in the wooded area near Elmore and Tudor roads. Anchorage Daily News, "Man charged with starting new wildfire in East Anchorage," 5 July 2019 Human remains were discovered Thursday in a wooded area near a convenience store in the Ellington area, authorities said. Houston Chronicle, "Human remains found in wooded area in southeast Houston," 5 July 2019 Last month, a newborn baby girl was found wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned in a wooded area north of Atlanta. Dakin Andone, CNN, "Twin baby boys were found alone near train tracks," 4 July 2019 For instance, the wooded areas of South Lake Tahoe and Fairfax in Marin County, are places where a burning tree could fall across the road and block escape routes. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "With 147 million dead trees, Californians brace again for fire," 4 July 2019 Prince George's county police say an on-duty officer observed a figure in a wooded area hurling a firework at his marked car early Thursday. Baltimore Sun, baltimoresun.com, "Police: Teen suspect hurls lit firework at Maryland officer's cruiser," 4 July 2019 Many Californians still live in wooded areas with few ways out and don’t want to uproot their lives to move to less fire-prone places. Katy Steinmetz/ukiah, Time, "California Is Stepping Up Fire Prevention Efforts—But It Hasn't Fixed One of the Biggest Problems," 2 July 2019 Wisconsin State Patrol troopers found her running out of a wooded area screaming for help. Sarah Horner, Twin Cities, "Burnsville man gets 27 years in kidnapping of woman in downtown Minneapolis," 2 July 2019 In a video taken from a nearby house and described in the documents, a gunshot can be heard, then a man can be seen walking out of a wooded area. oregonlive.com, "McMinnville police identify man killed during daytime shooting," 1 July 2019

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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


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Kids Definition of wooded

: covered with trees a wooded lot

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