forestation

[ fawr-uh-stey-shuh n, for- ]
/ ˌfɔr əˈsteɪ ʃən, ˌfɒr- /

noun

the planting of forests.

Origin of forestation

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; forest + -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for forestation

forestation

/ (ˌfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən) /

noun

the planting of trees over a wide area
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