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Meaning of WOODLAND

Pronunciation:  [adj]'wûdlund, [n]'wûd`land, 'wûdlund

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  land that is covered with trees and shrubs

WOODLAND is a 8 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: forest, timber, timberland
 See Also: biome, Black Forest, dry land, earth, greenwood, ground, jungle, land, rain forest, riparian forest, Schwarzwald, Sherwood Forest, silva, solid ground, sylva, terra firma, tree farm, tropical rain forest



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Wood"land\, n.
    Land covered with wood or trees; forest; land on which trees
    are suffered to grow, either for fuel or timber.
          Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain, Here
          earth and water seem to strive again.    --Pope.
          Woodlands and cultivated fields are harmoniously
          blended.                                 --Bancroft.
  2. \Wood"land\, a.
    Of or pertaining to woods or woodland; living in the forest;
          She had a rustic, woodland air.          --Wordsworth.
          Like summer breeze by woodland stream.   --Keble.
    {Woodland caribou}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Caribou}.