Clear (an area) of forests or trees.
- They did not clear or deforest wide areas as they would have done if they had based their economy on a dry farming system.
- Thirteen Buddhist pagodas, 17 schools, and several villages are now planting those trees in an attempt to restore a severely deforested area.
- He said most of the land had been allocated to charcoal burners who had ended up deforesting the area.
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