American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Land having a cover of trees and shrubs.
- adj. Of, relating to, or constituting woodland.
- adj. Living, growing, or present in woodland: woodland flowers.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In forestry. See forest, 1.
- n. In phytogeography, a vegetation composed of woody plants, regarded by Schimper as one of three grand types of climatic formation (compare grass-land, 2, and desert ). This author subdivides woodland (geholz) into forest (wald), in which the tree growth is closed up; bushwood (busch-wald), in which the trees are so separated by shrubby growth that their crowns do not touch; and shrubwood gesträuch), in which shrubs are the chief feature. Trop-ioal woodland is divided by the same author into rain forest, monsoon forest, savanna forest, and thorn forest, these resulting from as many combinations of climatic conditions. See
- n. Land covered with wood, or land on which trees are suffered to grow, either for fuel or for timber.
- n. Synonyms Woods, Park, etc. See forest.
- Of, peculiar to, or inhabiting the woods; sylvan: as, woodland echoes; woodland songsters.
- n. land covered with woody vegetation.
- adj. Of or pertaining to a creature or object growing, living, or existing in a woodland
- adj. obsolete Having the character of a woodland
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Land covered with wood or trees; forest; land on which trees are allowed to grow, either for fuel or timber.
- adj. Of or pertaining to woods or woodland; living in the forest; sylvan.
- n. land that is covered with trees and shrubs
- wood + land (Wiktionary)
“But the speciality of this woodland is the bluebells and though we can walk up there any time we want to, we make a point of going up in early May.”
“They can even trace remains in woodland or in thick undergrowth and cover vast tracts of land.”
“I planted the mixed borders, dabbled in woodland gardening, and wandered dizzily through the fragrant world of roses.”
“I'm slowly realising that the same rule applies in woodland management.”
“Common witch hazels have some of the most dependable yellow - and maroon-colored foliage in woodland areas.”
“It adds an aesthetically pleasing element to the trunks of trees and is a standout in woodland and sunny areas.”
“The handkerchief tree must be an extraordinary thing to see in Chinese woodland, where it is native.”
“Making the nationals last week was the story that Kent Police could do nothing about ‘raves’ being regularly held in woodland, close to the M25 and the border between Bromley and Sevenoaks Districty Council because of the Health & Safety implications of police activity during the hours of darkness.”
“Around him, beyond the thin woodland, stretched the great emptiness: all the parched, desolate, rural heartlands of Europe, where life was strained and desperate as in any foundering city.”
“The prick-eared Tamworth is active and suited to outdoor systems, being used in woodland and scrub reclamation projects, where its colour protects it from sunburn.”
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