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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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the Timberland store is specially designed to reflect Timberland's long standing commitment to sustainability through the use of recycled materials and other eco-conscious building practices.
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It's clear that all industrial timberland is for sale or has sold," says Bill Ginn, director of The Nature Conservancy's Global Forest Initiative.
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The commercial timberland is divided nearly equally between private (47 percent) and public (53 percent) landowners.
The investigation concerns whether the Timberland Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Timberland stockholders and whether VF Corporation is underpaying for Timberland shares, thus unlawfully harming Timberland stockholders.
Timberland is proud of its rich heritage, its track record of success and its reputation as a responsible and environmentally-conscious global citizen, all of which will be preserved and enhanced by becoming part of the VF family of brands," said Jeffrey Swartz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Timberland.
Timberland markets products under the Timberland([R]), Timberland PRO([R]), SmartWool([R]), Timberland Boot Company([R]), howies([R]), Mountain Athletics([R]) and IPATH([R]) brands, all of which offer quality workmanship and detailing and are built to withstand the elements of nature.
Earthkeepers launched a year ago as an online campaign to unite people around the idea of protecting our planet and inspiring real-world environmental change," explains Timberland President and CEO Jeff Swartz.
Timberland (NYSE:TBL) is a global leader in the design, engineering and marketing of premium-quality footwear, apparel and accessories for consumers who value the outdoors and their time in it.
We developed Timberland PRO([R]) BLACK series using our footwear expertise and an in-depth understanding of the needs of the end-user," said Jim O'Connor, director of marketing for Timberland PRO.