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 (fôr′ĭst-lănd′, fŏr′-)
A section of land covered with forest or set aside for the cultivation of forests.


(Forestry) wooded land


(ˈfɔr ɪstˌlænd, ˈfɒr-)

land containing or covered with forests.
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An ethnic Phnong community near Mondulkiri's Sen Monorom town on Monday claimed that at least 80 hectares of forestland, which they have long depended on for their livelihoods, were covertly sold, with local authorities allegedly signing off on the sale.
5-county Pennsylvania Wilds region -- where state forestland often surrounds them.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The zoning plans for a tract of forestland belonging to the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs have been altered to enable extensive development on the land, according to a report in the HE-rriyet daily on Tuesday.
97 lakh square km of the forestland, which is currently lying in degraded form.
Mehmood Khan said that the provincial government has initiated Green Growth Programme for expansion of forestland in the province and for the purpose about 40 million saplings would be planted this year in Malakand region.
Diversion of forestland for non-forestry purpose is regulated under the provisions of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.
In the speech televised nationally, Ahmadi-nejad said the forestland was wasted and the space could be used more profitably "to grow herbs and daffodils and crops for forage and many other crops.
As a native Oregonian and co-owner, with my husband, of 400 acres of family forestland in Lane and Douglas counties, I was offended by Tim Hermach's June 14 column blasting the timber industry and just about everyone else.
KARACHI, June 5 -- Thousands of acres of forestland throughout the province is under the illegal possession of influential personalities of the province, Sindh Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza, who also holds the Forests Department portfolio, informed the Sindh Assembly on Friday replying to a query during the Question Hour.
forestland is roughly as abundant today as it was a century ago.
has completed the previously announced sale of 900,000 acres of forestland in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas to TimberStar Southwest, whose lead investor is TimberStar, a subsidiary of iStar Financial Inc.