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Princeton's WordNet

  1. greenwoodnoun

    woodlands in full leaf

    "the greenwood was Robin Hood's home"


  1. greenwoodnoun

    A forest in full leaf, as in summer.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Greenwoodnoun

    A wood considered as it appears in the Spring or Summer. It is sometimes used as one word.

    Etymology: green and wood.

    Among wild herbs under the greenwood shade. Edward Fairfax.

    It happen’d on a Summer’s holiday,
    That to the greenwood shade he took his way;
    For Cymon shunn’d the church. John Dryden, Cymon and Iphigenia.


  1. Greenwood

    Green wood is unseasoned wood.


  1. greenwood

    Greenwood generally refers to a forest or wooded area that is full of green, lush trees, particularly in their full leafy stage. It can also refer to wood that is still green, meaning it has been newly cut and not yet dried, making it softer and easier to work with in certain crafting situations. Additionally, Greenwood is also a common place name and surname in English-speaking countries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Greenwoodnoun

    a forest as it appears is spring and summer

  2. Greenwoodadjective

    pertaining to a greenwood; as, a greenwood shade


  1. Greenwood

    Greenwood is a small City in and the county seat of Greenwood County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 23,222 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Greenwood is ranked #1422 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Greenwood surname appeared 24,971 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Greenwood.

    80.5% or 20,112 total occurrences were White.
    13.5% or 3,394 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 639 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 452 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 247 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 130 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Greenwood in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Greenwood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Greenwood in a Sentence

  1. Sportwear Nike on Monday:

    We have suspended our relationship with Mason Greenwood, we are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and will continue to closely monitor the situation.

  2. Damario Solomon-Simmons:

    We look forward to proving our case around the Massacre's ongoing catastrophic effects and demonstrating the actions that defendants must take to repair and rebuild the Greenwood community during our clients' lifetimes.

  3. Scott Ellsworth:

    Greenwood wasn't just a place, but a state of mind. They had built this place, they had created it. It wasn't a gift from anyone, it was their own community.

  4. Stanley Nelson:

    I think the more the (Greenwood) story can be brought to light, the better, i’m sure that every film will be totally different. I think there’s a special timing here.

  5. Chief Egunwale Amusan:

    When my grandparents lost their home to imminent domain, that was the second, no actually it was the third atrocity. They experienced (19)21, then they experienced 'urban removal,' then they experienced imminent domain. Three cycles of devastation where each generation each time they had absolutely nothing to pass on to me or my offspring, this concept of generational wealth -- we understood that in Greenwood.

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    A secession
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