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[ fawr-ist-land, for- ]
/ ˈfɔr ɪstˌlænd, ˈfɒr- /


land containing or covered with forests.

Nearby words

forested, forester, forester, c. s., forestial, forestick, forestland, forestry, forestville, foreswear, foretaste, foretell

Origin of forestland

First recorded in 1640–50; forest + land Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for forestland

  • To Dale's keen ear these sounds were all they should have been, betokening an unchanged serenity of forestland.

    The Man of the Forest|Zane Grey
  • Climbing so out of desert to forestland was a gradual and accumulating joy to me.