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forest

A forest is a densely wooded area, or land covered with trees and shrubs. As a verb it means to establish a forest where none existed before.

Famous forests include the Sherwood Forest of Nottinghamshire, England, associated with legend of Robin Hood; the Black Forest of southwestern Germany, so named because it's so dense that very little light enters it; the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil (and 8 other countries of South America); and the forests that make up the Redwood National and State Parks of California, where you can find the tallest trees on earth.

Definitions of forest
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n the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

Synonyms:
wood, woods
Types:
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bosk
a small wooded area
grove
a small growth of trees without underbrush
jungle
an impenetrable equatorial forest
rain forest, rainforest
a forest with heavy annual rainfall
old growth, virgin forest
forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity
second growth
a second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting
temperate rain forest
a rain forest in a temperate area
selva, tropical rain forest
a rain forest in a tropical area
Type of:
botany, flora, vegetation
all the plant life in a particular region or period

n land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Synonyms:
timber, timberland, woodland
Examples:
Black Forest
a hilly forest region in southwestern Germany
Sherwood Forest
an ancient forest in central England; formerly a royal hunting ground; said to be the home of Robin Hood and his merry band
Wilderness
a wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War
Types:
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greenwood
woodlands in full leaf
riparian forest
woodlands along the banks of stream or river
silva, sylva
the forest trees growing in a country or region
tree farm
a forest (or part of a forest) where trees are grown for commercial use
pinetum
an area planted with pine trees or related conifers
Type of:
biome
a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma
the solid part of the earth's surface

v establish a forest on previously unforested land

Synonyms:
afforest
Types:
re-afforest
reestablish a forest after clear-cutting or fire, etc.
reforest
forest anew
Type of:
plant, set
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

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