woodland

[ noun wood-land, -luhnd; adjective wood-luhnd ]
/ 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.

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Origin of woodland

before 900; Old English wuduland.See wood1, land

Definition for woodland (2 of 2)

Woodland
[ wood-luhnd ]
/ 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 forms of woodland

woodlander, noun
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