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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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