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forestation

[fawr-uh-stey-shuh n, for-] /ˌfɔr əˈsteɪ ʃən, ˌfɒr-/
noun
1.
the planting of forests.
Origin of forestation
1895-1900
An Americanism dating back to 1895-1900; forest + -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for forestation

forestation

/ˌfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən/
noun
1.
the planting of trees over a wide area
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