pineland

[ pahyn-land, -luh nd ]
/ ˈpaɪnˌlænd, -lənd /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. pineapple,
  2. pineapple tree,
  3. pineapple weed,
  4. pinedrops,
  5. pinel,
  6. pinellas park,
  7. pinene,
  8. pineoblastoma,
  9. pinero,
  10. pinero, sir arthur wing

Origin of pineland

An Americanism dating back to 1650–60; pine1 + land

Pine Barrens

noun

the, an extensive coastal region in S and SE New Jersey, composed chiefly of pine stands, sandy soils, and swampy streams. About 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
Official name the Pine·lands [pahyn-luh ndz] /ˈpaɪn ləndz/.

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Examples from the Web for pinelands

  • The wind had fallen asleep in the pinelands and lurid sheets of heat-lightning flickered across the northern skies.

    Anne Of The Island|Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Entrance to the pinelands could be gained in any one of three ways.

    Swamp Island|Mildred A. Wirt
  • He was over at the Pinelands, she understood, making his married sister a little visit, as he always did in the fall of the year.

    Country Neighbors|Alice Brown