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woodland

[noun woo d-land, -luh nd; adjective woo d-luh nd] /noun ˈwʊdˌlænd, -lənd; adjective ˈwʊd lənd/
noun
1.
land covered with woods or trees.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or inhabiting the woods; sylvan:
a woodland nymph.
Origin of woodland
900
before 900; Old English wuduland. See wood1, land

Woodland

[woo d-luh nd] /ˈwʊd lənd/
noun
1.
a city in N central California.
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  • "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
  • Slowly the glowing light vanished behind a bluff of woodland.

    The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
  • There was nothing and no one in sight yet amid the woodland shadows.

    The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
  • Stole on the winds through the woodland aisles like the breath of a censer.

    Poems William D. Howells
British Dictionary definitions for woodland

woodland

/ˈwʊdlənd/
noun
1.
  1. land that is mostly covered with woods or dense growths of trees and shrubs
  2. (as modifier): woodland fauna
Derived Forms
woodlander, noun
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Word Origin and History for woodland
n.

Old English wudulond; see wood (n.) + land (n.).

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