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Forested land, especially land containing timber of commercial value.


(Forestry) US and Canadian land covered with trees grown for their timber


(ˈtɪm bərˌlænd)

land covered with timber-producing forests.
[1645–55, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timberland - land that is covered with trees and shrubstimberland - 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


[ˈtɪmbəlænd] N (US) → tierras fpl maderables
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We recognize there is a very diverse group of industrial professionals that require protective footwear on the job and a traditional work boot is not always the solution," said Bert Spiller, Director of Product Creation for Timberland PRO.
The commercial timberland is divided nearly equally between private (47 percent) and public (53 percent) landowners.
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The power of people transforming communities through hands-on service is central to Timberland culture.
Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President and CEO said, "We are pleased to enter into this agreement with a powerful partner like Phillips-Van Heusen.
Details on the key milestones Timberland has achieved ahead of schedule include:
Brian's decision to leave Timberland also engenders mixed emotions," said Swartz.