Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Land covered with a growth of pines.

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Examples

  • A. Rivers's Bridge Generals Mower and Giles A. Smith led, their heads of column through this swamp, the water up to their shoulders, crossed over to the pine-land, turned upon the rebel brigade which defended the passage, and routed it in utter disorder.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • Pocotaligo Fort was on low, alluvial ground, and near it began the sandy pine-land which connected with the firm ground extending inland, constituting the chief reason for its capture at the very first stage of the campaign.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • Now, my flats are loaded, and I must start on my twelve-mile drive to the pine-land.

    A Woman Rice Planter

  • She was amused at the roughness and plainness of the pine-land house as compared to the winter quarters.

    A Woman Rice Planter

  • It was with a light heart I drove back to the pine-land, for the clouds were darkening and it was pleasant to know that the rice is under shelter, and the blessed Day of Rest will be free from anxiety.

    A Woman Rice Planter

  • The roughness and plainness of the pine-land house.

    A Woman Rice Planter

  • Drove S - to church in our little pine-land village; she seemed to enjoy the very simple service.

    A Woman Rice Planter

  • Where the watered hollows grew lush were thickets full of birds, outposts of the aggressively and cheerfully worldly in this pine-land of spiritual detachment.

    The Mountains

  • Where were the watered hollows grew lush thickets full of birds, outposts of the aggressively and cheerfully worldly in this pine-land of spiritual detachment Gorgeous bush-flowers, great of petal as magnolias, with perfume that lay on the air like

    The Mountains

  • "A bit of pine-land probably," said M. Fille -- with anxiety, however, for the red glow lay in the direction of St. Saviour's where were the

    The Money Master, Complete

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