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An establishment that sells lumber and other building materials from a yard.


(Forestry) US and Canadian an establishment where timber and sometimes other building materials are stored or sold. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): timberyard


(ˈlʌm bərˌyɑrd)

a yard where lumber is stored for sale.
[1780–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lumberyard - a workplace where lumber is stocked for salelumberyard - a workplace where lumber is stocked for sale
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"


lumber yard [ˈlʌmbərjɑːrd] nentrepôt m de bois
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