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woodland

noun wood·land \ ˈwu̇d-lənd , -ˌland \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of woodland

: land covered with woody vegetation : timberland, forest

woodlander

play \ˈwu̇d-lən-dər, -ˌlan-\ noun

Examples of woodland in a Sentence

  1. The swamp was surrounded by dense woodland.

  2. the house is perched atop a hill amid a stretch of dense woodland

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First Known Use of woodland

before 12th century

in the meaning defined above

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woodland

adjective

Definition of woodland

1 : growing, living, or existing in woodland
2 : of, relating to, or being woodland

First Known Use of woodland

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Woodland

geographical name Wood·land \ ˈwu̇d-lənd \

Definition of Woodland

city in western California northwest of Sacramento population 55,468

WOODLAND Defined for English Language Learners

woodland

Definition of woodland for English Language Learners

  • : land covered with trees and bushes


WOODLAND Defined for Kids

woodland

noun wood·land \ ˈwu̇d-lənd , -ˌland \

Definition of woodland for Students

: land covered with trees and shrubs : forest


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