[noun woo d-land, -luh nd; adjective woo d-luh nd]
- land covered with woods or trees.
- of, relating to, or inhabiting the woods; sylvan: a woodland nymph.
Origin of woodland
[woo d-luh nd]
- a city in N central California.
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Examples from the Web for woodland
So the elves in the Woodland Realm were an obvious [choice].‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth
December 4, 2014
And truly, Blake Lively and your fellow band of woodland sprites with spreadsheets, that is fine.Blake Lively Gets Her GOOP On
July 23, 2014
Katrina, who was hung for witchcraft, is trapped in a woodland inferno between the two worlds.‘Sleepy Hollow’ Is TV’s Craziest, Most Over-the-Top New Show ... And You Should Watch It
October 8, 2013
All around the funnel, the treetops in the woodland interior were bending and snapping in frantic circles.Benjamin Franklin, America’s First Storm Chaser
April 14, 2013
The 38-year-old was born Osama Lutfi in Panorama City, Calif., in the San Fernando Valley, and grew up in nearby Woodland Hills.Was ‘Manager’ Sam Lutfi Britney Spears’s Savior, or Her Svengali?
Maria Elena Fernandez
October 30, 2012
"It is well," said he, and with a shake of the bridle rode on down the woodland path.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
It was the Indian whoop, which her father had taught her in their woodland rambles at home.The Green Satin Gown
Laura E. Richards
There was nothing and no one in sight yet amid the woodland shadows.
Slowly the glowing light vanished behind a bluff of woodland.
Stole on the winds through the woodland aisles like the breath of a censer.Poems
William D. Howells
- land that is mostly covered with woods or dense growths of trees and shrubs
- (as modifier)woodland fauna
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Word Origin and History for woodland
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