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[pahyn-land, -luh nd]
  1. 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. 2018

Examples from the Web for pineland

Historical Examples

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

    Little Folks


  • 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