Sherwood Forest


noun

an ancient royal forest in central England, chiefly in Nottinghamshire: the traditional haunt of Robin Hood.

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British Dictionary definitions for sherwood forest

Sherwood Forest
/ (ˈʃɜːˌwʊd) /

noun

an ancient forest in central England, in Nottinghamshire: formerly a royal hunting ground and much more extensive; famous as the home of Robin Hood
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Cultural definitions for sherwood forest

Sherwood Forest

An actual forest of central England. According to legend, it was the home of Robin Hood (see also Robin Hood) and his companions.

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