wildland

[ wahyld-land ]
/ ˈwaɪldˌlænd /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. wildfire,
  2. wildflower,
  3. wildfowl,
  4. wilding,
  5. wildish,
  6. wildlands,
  7. wildlife,
  8. wildling,
  9. wildly,
  10. wildwood

Origin of wildland

First recorded in 1805–15; wild + -land

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British Dictionary definitions for wildlands

wildlands

/ (ˈwaɪldˌlændz) /

pl n

mainly US wild, uncultivated, and uninhabited areas
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