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wildland

[ wahyld-land ]

noun

  1. land that has not been cultivated, especially land set aside and protected as a wilderness.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of wildland1

First recorded in 1805–15; wild + -land

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Example Sentences

They also noted the presence of wildland fires, which had burned through roughly 1,000 acres in the region.

Certain fires we don’t like because they impact our cities, and our communities, and the wildlands.

“Watching what the current wildland firefighters are faced with, last year and this year, it is exponentially greater in terms of risk and trauma,” Martin said.

We were there for two nights and didn’t see anyone outside of a team of wildland firefighters on their daily trail run.

Be careful of heat and sparks while operating any equipment, and avoid smoking in wildland areas.

Why should wildland fire be different than other concerns that require social agreement and political action?

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