gallery forest
noun Date: 1920 a forest growing along a watercourse in a region otherwise devoid of trees

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  • gallery forest — noun : fringing forest * * * a narrow strip of woods or forest along the banks of a watercourse flowing through open country. Also called fringing forest. [1915 20] * * * gallery forest, a forest that grows alongside a body of water without… …   Useful english dictionary

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