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Woodland Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    woodland n : land that is covered with trees and shrubs [syn: forest, timberland, timber]
Woodland Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Woodland \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.
Woodland Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Woodland \Wood"land\, a. Of or pertaining to woods or woodland; living in the forest; sylvan. She had a rustic, woodland air. --Wordsworth. Like summer breeze by woodland stream. --Keble. Woodland caribou. (Zo["o]l.) See under Caribou.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Woodland'

Ecologically, a woodland is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade. Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and herbaceous plants including grasses. Woodland may form a transition to shrubland under drier conditions or during early stages of primary or secondary succession. Higher densities and areas of trees, with largely closed canopy, provide extensive and nearly continuous shade are referred to as forest.

Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean any smaller area covered in trees, however dense. (Forest is usually used in the British Isles only for more extensive wooded areas, again, regardless of density – and also including Royal forests, which may not be wooded at all). The term Ancient Woodland is used in British nature conservation to refer to any wooded land that has existed for a very long period (equivalent to the American term old growth forest).

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* A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. - Hal Borland

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Woodland Sample Sentences in News

  • Soon kayaks, mountain bikes from Woodland
    Footwear and apparel brand Woodland, which is the flagship brand of the Aero Group, is soon going to come up with adventure sports gear like kayaks and even mountain bikes. What's more, the 'rough and tough' brand is also exploring a foray into the kids' segment with footwear and apparels. Read more on this news related to 'Woodland'
  • Woodland sees online sales tripling in 2-3 years
    At a time when India’s e-commerce space is buzzing with fresh investments pouring-in for e-retailing portals, adventure foot ware maker Woodland is eyeing tripling its online sales from its current six per cent of total sales over the next 2-3 years. Read more on this news related to 'Woodland'
  • Woodland Park Police apprehend A&P shoplifters, while on scene for medical incident
    WOODLAND PARK — An attempted shoplifting incident occurred at the A&P Supermarket last Saturday afternoon while police were already on the premises responding to a medical emergency due to a customer who fainted in the parking lot. Read more on this news related to 'Woodland'

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