Woodland Definition

wo͝odlənd, -lănd
woodlands
noun
woodlands
Land covered with woods or trees; forest.
Webster's New World
adjective
Of, living in, or relating to the woods.
Webster's New World
Living, growing, or present in woodland.
Woodland flowers.
American Heritage
Of or relating to a Native American culture prevalent throughout much of eastern North America beginning around 1000 bc and lasting especially in northeastern regions until contact with Europeans, characterized by increasing reliance on settled agriculture, by the development of Neolithic crafts and tools, and in certain areas by the building of ceremonial mounds.
American Heritage
1835, Nimrod's Hunting Tours, page 109.
[...] understanding that their next fixture was in a very woodland country, and at a distance, I deferred this pleasure to another opportunity.
Wiktionary
1871, George Gill, Fourth Reader, page 135.
Shortly after leaving Swindon the main line enters Wiltshire, and runs through an extremely woodland district to Chippenham [...]
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Woodland

Noun

Singular:
woodland
Plural:
woodlands

Origin of Woodland

  • From the woodland regions in which the culture flourished

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • wood +"Ž land

    From Wiktionary

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