forestation
noun see forest II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • forestation — ☆ forestation [fôr΄is tā′shən, fär΄is tā′shən ] n. the planting or care of forests; afforestation …   English World dictionary

  • forestation — forest ► NOUN 1) a large area covered with trees and undergrowth. 2) historical an area, typically owned by the sovereign and partly wooded, kept for hunting and having its own laws. 3) a mass of vertical or tangled objects. ► VERB ▪ plant with… …   English terms dictionary

  • forestation — /fawr euh stay sheuhn, for /, n. the planting of forests. [1895 1900, Amer.; FOREST + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • forestation — noun a) The act of planting a forest b) The conversion of a habitat to forest …   Wiktionary

  • forestation — n. afforestation, planting of forests …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forestation — for·est·a·tion …   English syllables

  • forestation — /fɒrəsˈteɪʃən/ (say foruhs tayshuhn) noun the planting of forests …   Australian English dictionary

  • forestation —  n.f. Plantation d une forêt …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • forestation — ˌfȯrə̇ˈstāshən, ˌfär noun ( s) Etymology: forest (I) + ation : the establishment of a forest * * * /fawr euh stay sheuhn, for /, n. the planting of forests. [1895 1900, Amer.; FOREST + ATION] * * * forestāˈtion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monterey County reforestation — Monterey County in California, U.S., has a strong commitment to its environment, and more specifically to its forestation, and offsetting the community s carbon footprint. To that end, a number of resources have been committed to preserving and… …   Wikipedia

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