New Forest


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New Forest

A region of southern England. Set aside as a hunting ground by William the Conqueror in 1079, it is mostly administrated as public parkland.

New Forest

n
(Placename) a region of woodland and heath in S England, in SW Hampshire: a hunting ground of the West Saxon kings; tourist area, noted for its ponies; made into a national park in 2005. Area: 336 sq km (130 sq miles)

New` For′est


n.
a forest region in S England, in Hampshire. 145 sq. mi. (376 sq. km).
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Noun1.New Forest - an area of woods and heathland in southern Hampshire that was set aside by William I as Crown property in 1079; originally a royal hunting ground but now administered as parkland; noted for its ponies
Hampshire - a county of southern England on the English Channel
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The formation of the New Forest, bears evidence to his passion for hunting, where he reduced many a happy village to the condition of that one commemorated by my friend, Mr William Stewart Rose:
The chateau burned; the nearest trees, laid hold of by the fire, scorched and shrivelled; trees at a distance, fired by the four fierce figures, begirt the blazing edifice with a new forest of smoke.
Through the latter miles of their walk their footpath had taken them into the depths of the New Forest, and towards evening, turning the corner of a lane, they perceived behind a brook and bridge a large board on which was painted in white letters, "This desirable Mansion to be Let Furnished"; particulars following, with directions to apply to some London agents.
Archers from the New Forest and the Forest of Bere, billmen from the pleasant country which is watered by the Stour, the Avon, and the Itchen, young cavaliers from the ancient Hampshire houses, all were pushing for Christchurch to take service under the banner of the five scarlet roses.
Edwild, whose father was torn limb from limb upon the rack because he would not confess to killing a buck in the new forest, a buck which fell before the arrow of another man; Edwild, whose mother was burned for witchcraft by Holy Church.
For his amusement she had made a new forest, planted with the most splendid trees, and turned loose in it every animal that could be found in any of the four quarters of the globe.
Everybody was out of town, and I yearned for the glades of the New Forest or the shingle of Southsea.
Americans he had always understood were the citizens of a great and powerful nation, dry and humorous in their manner, addicted to the use of the bowie-knife and revolver, and in the habit of talking through the nose like Norfolkshire, and saying "allow" and "reckon" and "calculate," after the manner of the people who live on the New Forest side of Hampshire.
She must be a very remarkable old lady, eighty-five he tells me, and he takes her for walking tours in the New Forest.
The new forest in Sofia should be plantet there and the Municipality of SofiaAaAeAeA have alreadyAaAeAeA named their initiative.
Work has started this week on Pendower Hall, which was granted planning permission in July, following the appointment of New Forest Developments The Victorian-era hall, which was originally built as a home for Victorian banker JW Pearce in 1867, was bought by Newcastle wealth management firm Tier One Capital from the council for PS816,000.
Properties in the New Forest commanded PS286,442 more than homes in the surrounding area on average, the research found.

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