woodland

noun
wood·​land | \ ˈwu̇d-lənd How to pronounce woodland (audio) , -ˌland \

Definition of woodland

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: land covered with woody vegetation : timberland, forest

woodland

adjective

Definition of woodland (Entry 2 of 3)

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

Woodland

geographical name
Wood·​land | \ ˈwu̇d-lənd How to pronounce Woodland (audio) \

Definition of Woodland (Entry 3 of 3)

city in western California northwest of Sacramento population 55,468

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Other Words from woodland

Noun

woodlander \ ˈwu̇d-​lən-​dər How to pronounce woodlander (audio) , -​ˌlan-​ \ noun

Synonyms for woodland

Synonyms: Noun

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Examples of woodland in a Sentence

Noun The swamp was surrounded by dense woodland. the house is perched atop a hill amid a stretch of dense woodland
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The woodland wilderness garden aims to get people back to nature, and highlight the benefits of the natural world on our mental and physical wellbeing. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Kate Middleton’s Back to Nature Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show Pays Tribute to Princess Diana," 23 May 2019 The woodland wilderness garden aims to get people back to nature, and highlight the benefits of the natural world on our mental and physical wellbeing. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Kate Middleton’s Back to Nature Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show Pays Tribute to Princess Diana," 23 May 2019 The woodland wilderness garden aims to get people back to nature, and highlight the benefits of the natural world on our mental and physical wellbeing. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Shares "Heartbreaking" Parenting Struggle at the Chelsea Flower Show," 19 May 2019 The 60-foot observation tower at this nature center provides views of the surrounding woodlands and Lake Michigan. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "See fall colors in Wisconsin from above on these observation towers," 13 Sep. 2019 The ranch’s woodlands and tall grasslands are complemented by unique tar pits, ponds and flowing streams. Katie Brown, The Mercury News, "“This is definitely a local Standing Rock”: Sargent Ranch," 9 July 2019 Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is a haven of red canyon walls, verdant woodlands and the Green River, a popular whitewater rafting spot. Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian, "The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2019," 6 June 2019 Visitors can hang out at off-leash beaches like the city’s Eastern Beach and hike Portland Trails woodland and coastal areas, according to VisitPortland.com, and some dog-friendly hotels even offer pet massages and turndown treats! Jessica Migala, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Dog-Friendly Road Trips in the U.S.," 26 July 2018 The extra money will go toward further conservation of the oak woodland. Sal Pizarro, The Mercury News, "No joke: San Jose Improv going dark for an interior makeover," 20 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of woodland

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of woodland was before the 12th century

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1 Dec 2019

Cite this Entry

“Woodland.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodlands. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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More Definitions for woodland

woodland

noun
How to pronounce Woodland (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of woodland

: land covered with trees and bushes

woodland

noun
wood·​land | \ ˈwu̇d-lənd How to pronounce woodland (audio) , -ˌland \

Kids Definition of woodland

: land covered with trees and shrubs : forest

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