pineland

[ pahyn-land, -luhnd ]
/ ˈpaɪnˌlænd, -lənd /

noun

Often pinelands. an area or region covered largely with pine forest: He longed for the pinelands of his home state.

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Origin of pineland

An Americanism dating back to 1650–60; pine1 + land
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for pineland

  • Sometimes he even doubted whether he had been to Pineland, and had seen the wonderful game.

    Little Folks|Various
  • Anne roamed through the pineland alleys in the park and, as she said, let that great sweeping wind blow the fogs out of her soul.

    Anne Of The Island|Lucy Maud Montgomery