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[pahyn-land, -luh nd] /ˈpaɪnˌlænd, -lənd/
Often, pinelands. an area or region covered largely with pine forest:
He longed for the pinelands of his home state.
Origin of pineland
An Americanism dating back to 1650-60; pine1 + land

Pine Barrens

the, an extensive coastal region in S and SE New Jersey, composed chiefly of pine stands, sandy soils, and swampy streams. About 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
Official name the Pinelands
[pahyn-luh ndz] /ˈpaɪn ləndz/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Entrance to the pinelands could be gained in any one of three ways.

    Swamp Island Mildred A. Wirt
  • The wind had fallen asleep in the pinelands and lurid sheets of heat-lightning flickered across the northern skies.

    Anne Of The Island Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • He was over at the pinelands, she understood, making his married sister a little visit, as he always did in the fall of the year.

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