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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Sara Packer and Sullivan stored Grace’s body in cat litter for months, then dismembered it and dumped the remains in a remote, wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania where hunters found it in October 2016. Michael Rubinkam, The Seattle Times, "‘Evil attracts evil’: Judge gives mom life in teen murder," 30 Mar. 2019 Surrounding Preservation Park is laced with wooded walking trails. Patricia Harris And David Lyon, BostonGlobe.com, "Goin’ up the country: The rustic appeal of Maine’s Route 26," 21 June 2018 By the time a meter reader found Caylee’s remains in a wooded lot less than a half mile from the family home, Anthony was charged with murder. Steve Helling, PEOPLE.com, "Casey Anthony: Her Life 10 Years After Daughter Caylee's Disappearance," 30 May 2018 The property contains a wooded lot, two ponds that serve as flood protection and a wildflower garden. Sheryl Devore, chicagotribune.com, "Restored former academy, solar home open for annual tour in Libertyville," 29 May 2018 Cynthia Weglarz was the youngest of three children and grew up on a wooded lot in Palos Park that had both a creek and a pond in the backyard, her brother Mark Weglarz said Wednesday. Howard Ludwig, Daily Southtown, "Group to spruce up Lake Katherine area in memory of environmentalist," 11 May 2018 Elk Neck State Park Situated on the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Elk Neck River, Elk Neck State Park has something for every camper — from beaches to wooded trails to cliffs. baltimoresun.com, "Best of Baltimore 2018: Arts and activities," 11 Apr. 2018 Boasting a bevy of urban paths, wooded trails, and a vibrant list of eateries, you’d be hard pressed to find a city better suited for great food and outdoor fun. Destination Canada, Bon Appetit, "Journey by the Sea: A Food Lover's Running Guide to Vancouver," 19 Mar. 2018 His residence was two homes away from the access point to a wooded trail that led to where the body was found, according to court documents. Crimesider Staff, CBS News, "Wash. man pleads guilty to murder, rape of 6-year-old girl," 19 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 How to pronounce wooded (audio) \

Kids Definition of wooded

: covered with trees a wooded lot

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