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Syllabification: for·est·land
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrəstˌland, ˈfär-

Definition of forestland in English:


An area of land covered by forests.
Example sentences
  • This helped foster the development of an elite that could control access to large tracts of land, including forestlands, setting the stage for peasant tenancy later in the period.
  • In recent years, increasing debate has focused on issues related to the conservation of agricultural lands, including private forestlands.
  • They stretch across a federally protected wilderness area and border federal forestlands.

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