Woodland meaning

wo͝od'lənd, -lănd'
Land covered with trees.
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Of, relating to, or constituting woodland.
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Living, growing, or present in woodland.

Woodland flowers.

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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.
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Land covered with woods or trees; forest.
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Of, living in, or relating to the woods.
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Land covered with woody vegetation.
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Of or pertaining to a creature or object growing, living, or existing in a woodland.

The woodland creatures ran from the fire.

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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.

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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 [...]

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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