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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 ?
Then, as he wended his way by swamp and stream and awful woodland, to the farmhouse where he happened to be quartered, every sound of nature, at that witching hour, fluttered his excited imagination, --the moan of the whip-poor-will from the hillside, the boding cry of the tree toad, that harbinger of storm, the dreary hooting of the screech owl, to the sudden rustling in the thicket of birds frightened from their roost.
In a few minutes he came to a stream, and he climbed a fence and walked down the bank, along a woodland path.
Haley's horse, which was a white one, and very fleet and spirited, appeared to enter into the spirit of the scene with great gusto; and having for his coursing ground a lawn of nearly half a mile in extent, gently sloping down on every side into indefinite woodland, he appeared to take infinite delight in seeing how near he could allow his pursuers to approach him, and then, when within a hand's breadth, whisk off with a start and a snort, like a mischievous beast as he was and career far down into some alley of the wood-lot.
We made several excursions on foot to the neighboring villages, over winding and beautiful roads and through enchanting woodland scenery.
She descended a little hill, jumped from stone to stone across a woodland brook, startling the drowsy frogs, who were always winking and blinking in the morning sun.
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.
Roasted eggs were a previously unknown luxury and very hot potatoes with salt and fresh butter in them were fit for a woodland king --besides being deliciously satisfying.
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.
The path soon led deeper into the woodland, and crossed more than one brook, the approach to which was rendered perilous by the marshes through which it flowed; but the stranger seemed to know, as if by instinct, the soundest ground and the safest points of passage; and by dint of caution and attention, brought the party safely into a wilder avenue than any they had yet seen; and, pointing to a large low irregular building at the upper extremity, he said to the Prior,
Some subtle influence passed from him to me, and for the first time in my life I saw in the plain woodland the wonder I had always looked for and always missed.
His farm, very nearly ten square miles in area, lay back of the house in a great oval of field and woodland, with several dozen cottages in the clearings.
The fond mother sighed when she saw the boy's face light up at these woodland tales.