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Wood·land

 (wo͝od′lənd, -lănd′)
adj.
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.

[From the woodland regions in which the culture flourished.]

wood·land

 (wo͝od′lənd, -lănd′)
n.
Land covered with trees.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or constituting woodland.
2. Living, growing, or present in woodland: woodland flowers.

wood′land·er (-lən-dər) n.

woodland

(ˈwʊdlənd)
n
(Forestry)
a. land that is mostly covered with woods or dense growths of trees and shrubs
b. (as modifier): woodland fauna.
ˈwoodlander n

wood•land

(n. ˈwʊdˌlænd, -lənd; adj. -lənd)

n.
1. land covered with woods or trees.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or inhabiting the woods; sylvan: a woodland nymph.
[before 900]
wood′land•er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodland - land that is covered with trees and shrubswoodland - land that is covered with trees and shrubs
biome - a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
greenwood - woodlands in full leaf; "the greenwood was Robin Hood's home"
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
riparian forest - woodlands along the banks of stream or river
silva, sylva - the forest trees growing in a country or region
tree farm - a forest (or part of a forest) where trees are grown for commercial use

woodland

noun forest, trees, woods, wood the strip of woodland which bordered the stream
Translations
أرْض مُشَجَّرَه، غابَه
skovområde
metsämetsämaa
erdeierdőserdős vidékerdőség
skóglendi
ormanlık bölge

woodland

[ˈwʊdlənd]
A. Nbosque m
B. CPDde los bosques

woodland

[ˈwʊdlənd] nzone f boisée

woodland

[ˈwʊdlənd]
1. nzona boscosa
2. adjdi bosco, silvestre

wood

(wud) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed. My desk is (made of) wood; She gathered some wood for the fire; I like the smell of a wood fire.
2. (often in plural) a group of growing trees. They went for a walk in the woods.
3. a golf-club whose head is made of wood.
ˈwooded adjective
(of land) covered with trees. a wooded hillside.
ˈwooden adjective
made of wood. three wooden chairs.
ˈwoody adjective
1. covered with trees. woody countryside.
2. (of a smell etc) of or like wood.
ˈwood carving noun
the art of carving wood.
ˈwoodcut noun
a print made by pressing a block of wood with design cut on it onto paper.
ˈwoodcutter noun
a person whose job is felling trees.
ˈwoodland noun
land covered with woods. a stretch of woodland.
ˈwoodlouseplural ˈwoodlice noun
a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.
ˈwoodpecker noun
a type of bird which pecks holes in the bark of trees, searching for insects.
ˈwood pulp noun
pulp from wood that can be used for making paper.
ˈwoodwind (-wind) noun
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) wind instruments made of wood.
ˈwoodwork noun
1. the art of making things from wood; carpentry. He did woodwork at school.
2. the wooden part of any structure. The woodwork in the house is rotting.
ˈwoodwormplurals ˈwoodworm, ~woodworms noun
the larva of a certain type of beetle, which bores into wood and destroys it.
out of the wood(s)
out of danger.
References in classic literature ?
The skies they were ashen and sober; The leaves they were crisped and sere -- The leaves they were withering and sere; It was night in the lonesome October Of my most immemorial year: It was hard by the dim lake of Auber, In the misty mid region of Weir: -- It was down by the dank tarn of Auber, In the ghoul-haunted woodland of Weir.
She was really a little gold-haired blue-eyed dryad, whose true home was a wild white cherry-tree that grew in some scattered woodland behind the old country-house of my boyhood.
Lured by the flowers and the shade and charmed by the songs of birds which invited to woodland paths and green fields, his imagination fired by glimpses of golden domes and glittering palaces in the distance on either hand, the Young Politician said:
Here they were lured aside and to the north to pretty Woodland, where Billy drove team for a fruit farm, and where Saxon wrung from him a reluctant consent for her to work a few days in the fruit harvest.
That bridge led Anne's dancing feet up over a wooded hill beyond, where perpetual twilight reigned under the straight, thick-growing firs and spruces; the only flowers there were myriads of delicate "June bells," those shyest and sweetest of woodland blooms, and a few pale, aerial starflowers, like the spirits of last year's blossoms.
But it is to be doubted whether any one liked reading them so much as he liked writing them--say, some time in the years 1893 and 1894, in a New York flat, where he could look from his lofty windows over two miles and a half of woodland in Central Park, and halloo his fancy wherever he chose in that faery realm of books which he re-entered in reminiscences perhaps too fond at times, and perhaps always too eager for the reader's following.
Truly," quoth he, "the dear world is as fair here as in the woodland shades.
Everywhere we have an open woodland, the ground being partially covered with a very thin pasture, with little appearance of verdure.
He took his hat off his hot head and lay propped on his elbow in the lush, feathery, woodland grass.
And now vegetation matured with vigour; Lowood shook loose its tresses; it became all green, all flowery; its great elm, ash, and oak skeletons were restored to majestic life; woodland plants sprang up profusely in its recesses; unnumbered varieties of moss filled its hollows, and it made a strange ground-sunshine out of the wealth of its wild primrose plants: I have seen their pale gold gleam in overshadowed spots like scatterings of the sweetest lustre.
Our pastimes to see, Under every green tree, In all the gay woodland, right welcome ye be.
The winter dragged its weary length through Sherwood Forest, and Robin Hood and his merry men found what cheer they could in the big crackling fires before their woodland cave.