noun Date: 1649 land covered with forest or reserved for the growth of forests

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  • forestland — [fôr′ist land΄, fär′ist land΄] n. an area or region covered with forests or reserved for forests …   English World dictionary

  • forestland — /fawr ist land , for /, n. land containing or covered with forests. [1640 50; FOREST + LAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • forestland — noun Land covered by trees, forests, woodlands …   Wiktionary

  • forestland — n. land covered with forest; land allocated for the cultivation of trees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forestland — for•est•land [[t]ˈfɔr ɪstˌlænd, ˈfɒr [/t]] n. cvb land containing or covered with forests • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • forestland — /fawr ist land , for /, n. land containing or covered with forests. [1640 50; FOREST + LAND] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Radio Forestland — was a radio station in Tokoroa originally broadcasting on 1413AM. In 1998, Radio Forestland became part of the Community Radio Network with all programming outside of the breakfast show being fed from a central studio originally based in Taupo.… …   Wikipedia

  • forestry — /fawr euh stree, for /, n. 1. the science of planting and taking care of trees and forests. 2. the process of establishing and managing forests; forestation. 3. forestland. [1685 95; < MF foresterie. See FOREST, RY] * * * Management of forested… …   Universalium

  • Forestry in Ethiopia — In the late nineteenth century, about 30% of Ethiopia was covered with forest. The clearing of land for agricultural use and the cutting of trees for fuel gradually changed the scene, and today forest areas have dwindled to less than 4% of… …   Wikipedia

  • Deforestation — For other uses, see Deforestation (disambiguation). Jungle burned for agriculture in southern Mexico …   Wikipedia

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