noun(also timberlands) North American
Land covered with forest suitable or managed for timber.
- Some are urging government agencies to acquire timberlands and manage them to maintain working forests.
- In 1933, in the nadir of the Great Depression, a young forester named Robert Marshall proposed a bold new socialist paradigm for managing the nation's timberlands.
- The boreal forest is a 600-mile-wide band of timberland stretching from approximately 300 miles north of the U.S. border to the treeline in the Arctic, and spanning the breadth of the country.
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