Definitions

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  • adj. having no trees

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of trees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Destitute of trees: as, a treeless desert.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not wooded

Etymologies

tree +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Meanwhile, in treeless Isengard, the evil wizard Saruman uses his own orcs to generate the wealth he uses to support his pipe-weed habit.

    Workers of Middle-earth, unite!

  • I can only tell you about my treeless which is a Total Saddles Solution and which sits very close to the withers compared with a treed saddle, but still needs clearance of about one finger.

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  • Instead, in Minnesota in February, a Port is an entrance to a treeless frozen plain.

    Explore MN: Lake Minnetonka! « Biodork

  • But joyous children (and their dogs) are everywhere: tearing through the maze of alleys, clomping through puddles, singing with delight in their cheap, tidy school clothes in their cement (again treeless) schoolyards, and playing in grimy streets under the watchful eyes of worn-out mothers who sit on their well-scrubbed front steps in their threadbare frocks.

    Intimate History

  • What a disappointment I experienced when Merida turned out to be a concrete and mostly treeless hot and humid warren of low-slung cement characterless houses and nondescript squares with endless streets leading nowhere.

    Neighborhoods of Merida

  • Endless treeless look-a-like barrios of wall-to-wall pedestrian housing interspersed with nondescript concrete plazauelas featuring ugly neighborhood churches and, while the historic center was attractive and lively, we could never find a home in our expected price range in that area that made sense to us.

    Neighborhoods of Merida

  • People can adapt to anything, I think, and this is demonstrated by the success of the Inuit in the treeless Arctic itself.

    Kevin Patterson - An interview with author

  • That left the problem of filming the horse—who wasn't called Blackie for nothing—in close-up at night, while the animal was in full gallop, across a treeless plain, in the dark.

    How to Shoot a Horse: A Cinematographer's Secrets

  • North of Port-au-Prince in a treeless patch of desert, the country's first official relocation camp hosts several hundred wooden transitional shelters and thousands of white tents in rows.

    A year after quake, so much undone in Haiti

  • So Avery Van Brunt found them, treeless and cheerless, sparsely clothed with moss and lichens, and altogether uninviting.

    IN THE FOREST OF THE NORTH

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