cutover

[ kuht-oh-ver ]
/ ˈkʌtˌoʊ vər /

adjective

(especially of timberland) cleared of trees.

noun

land, especially timberland, cleared of trees.

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Origin of cutover

1895–1900, Americanism adj., noun use of verb phrase cut over
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Example sentences from the Web for cutover

  • At present, cleared fields and cutover areas abound in regions that at one time were covered with magnificent stands of timber.

    The School Book of Forestry|Charles Lathrop Pack