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greenwood

[ green-wood ]
/ ˈgrinˌwʊd /
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noun
a woods or forest when green, as in summer.
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Origin of greenwood

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at green, wood1

Other definitions for greenwood (2 of 2)

Greenwood
[ green-wood ]
/ ˈgrinˌwʊd /

noun
a city in W South Carolina.
a city in NW Mississippi.
a town in central Indiana.
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British Dictionary definitions for greenwood

greenwood
/ (ˈɡriːnˌwʊd) /

noun
a forest or wood when the leaves are green: the traditional setting of stories about English outlaws, esp Robin Hood
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