Definition of tall timber in English:

tall timber

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noun

[mass noun] North American
  • 1Dense and uninhabited forest.
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    • Driven by desperation, some western communities used to cutting tall timber are now recognizing small-diameter trees as a valuable commercial resource.
    • It's called the Tahoon Air Walk, and again, it's a canopy walk, a treetop walk, where people pay to walk through the tops of some tall timber.
  • 1.1 (also tall timbers) • informal A remote or unknown place: Miss Thompson has moved Penetang right out of the tall timbers by three times breaking the world record
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    • Our four completely furnished, modern vacation homes are nestled among the tall timbers for a cool, quiet and relaxing atmosphere.

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