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cutover

[kuht-oh-ver] /ˈkʌtˌoʊ vər/
adjective
1.
(especially of timberland) cleared of trees.
noun
2.
land, especially timberland, cleared of trees.
Origin of cutover
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism adj., noun use of verb phrase cut over
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  • At present, cleared fields and cutover areas abound in regions that at one time were covered with magnificent stands of timber.

    The School Book of Forestry

    Charles Lathrop Pack

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