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timberland

[tim-ber-land]
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noun
  1. land covered with timber-producing forests.
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Origin of timberland

An Americanism dating back to 1645–55; timber + -land
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Examples from the Web for timberland

Historical Examples

  • Nothing but timberland, I assume—judging from what we have been able to observe.

    Anderson Crow, Detective

    George Barr McCutcheon

  • A grant of timberland was obtained from the government and a lumber-mill opened.

    Heroes of To-Day

    Mary R. Parkman

  • Of course, Ike, you have made no mistake in cruising the timberland?

  • That thrust like the haft of a spear into the heart of Fyfe's timberland.

    Big Timber

    Bertrand W. Sinclair

  • The concentration of timberland ownership in the United States has put a few men in control of vast areas of forest.


British Dictionary definitions for timberland

timberland

noun
  1. US and Canadian land covered with trees grown for their timber
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