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forest
American English: /ˈfɔrəst/
British English: /ˈfɒrɪst/

Translation of forest in Spanish:

noun

uncountable or countable
  • (wood)
    (tropical) selva (feminine)
    the Amazon forest a forest of chimneys
    una profusión de chimeneas
    (before noun)
    forestal
    Example sentences
    • Decades ago, these slopes were covered with forests, and the trees' root systems tied the soil to the hillsides.
    • Both ranges are soft from age but covered in brushy pine forests, knobby granite crags, and hiking and biking trails.
    • By contrast, the floor of pine forests was covered thinly by needles, and had much less absorptive capacity.

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