Origin of greenwood
- a city in W South Carolina.
- a city in NW Mississippi.
- a town in central Indiana.
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Examples from the Web for greenwood
“There used to be a lot more of us,” said Greenwood, who serves on the board of directors for the National Audubon Society.Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows, May 18
May 18, 2014
W.C. Handy, the so-called Father of the Blues and composer of “St. Louis Blues,” is buried in Greenwood Cemetery in the Bronx.Blues Musicians in Unmarked Graves Are Finally Getting Some Respect
January 12, 2014
Greenwood is a tiny farming community of 15,000 people, and we found about 70 percent of our locations within a three-mile radius.
Within an hour of arriving in Greenwood, Miss., we had found our “backlot” for The Help.
Boy, were we wrong: Being in Greenwood provided the right recipe to re-create that feeling.
Then the other birds of the greenwood came to mourn over their dead friend.
It was autumn now, and the greenwood was not what it had been.
Thus do I punish those that come into the greenwood to deal dole to me.
The day was well-nigh gone when they came near to the greenwood tree.
Mr. Greenwood sent for me and asked me to take his place, for that night at least.
- a forest or wood when the leaves are green: the traditional setting of stories about English outlaws, esp Robin Hood
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