woodland

[ noun woo d-land, -luh nd; adjective woo d-luh nd ]
/ noun ˈwʊdˌlænd, -lənd; adjective ˈwʊd lənd /

noun

land covered with woods or trees.

adjective

of, relating to, or inhabiting the woods; sylvan: a woodland nymph.

Nearby words

  1. woodhenge,
  2. woodhewer,
  3. woodhouse,
  4. woodhull,
  5. woodie,
  6. woodland caribou,
  7. woodland culture,
  8. woodlander,
  9. woodlark,
  10. woodlot

Origin of woodland

before 900; Old English wuduland. See wood1, land

Woodland

[ woo d-luh nd ]
/ ˈwʊd lənd /

noun

a city in N central California.
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British Dictionary definitions for woodland

woodland

/ (ˈwʊdlənd) /

noun

  1. land that is mostly covered with woods or dense growths of trees and shrubs
  2. (as modifier)woodland fauna
Derived Formswoodlander, noun

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Word Origin and History for woodland

woodland

n.

Old English wudulond; see wood (n.) + land (n.).

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