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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sherwood Forestnoun

    an ancient forest in central England; formerly a royal hunting ground; said to be the home of Robin Hood and his merry band

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  1. Sherwood Forestnoun

    a country park in Nottinghamshire, England

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  1. Sherwood Forest

    Sherwood Forest is a royal forest in Nottinghamshire, England, famous because of its historic association with the legend of Robin Hood. The area has been wooded since the end of the Last Glacial Period (as attested by pollen sampling cores). Today Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve encompasses 424.75 hectares (1,049.6 acres), surrounding the village of Edwinstowe, the site of Thoresby Hall. It is a remnant of an older and much larger royal hunting forest, which derived its name from its status as the shire (or sher) wood of Nottinghamshire, which extended into several neighbouring counties (shires), bordered on the west by the River Erewash and the Forest of East Derbyshire. When Domesday Book was compiled in 1086 the forest covered perhaps a quarter of Nottinghamshire (approximately 19,000 acres or 7,800 hectares) in woodland and heath subject to the forest laws. The forest gives its name to the Sherwood Parliamentary constituency.

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  1. sherwood forest

    Sherwood Forest is a royal forest in Nottinghamshire, England, known for being the legendary home of the fictional character, Robin Hood. It was once a royal hunting forest and includes ancient areas of native woodland, as well as patches of heath. While traditionally open and containing villages, much of the forest area now is covered by woodland and habitats that support a variety of wildlife.

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  1. Sherwood Forest

    Sherwood Forest is a Royal Forest in Nottinghamshire, England, that is famous through its historical association with the legend of Robin Hood. Continuously forested since the end of the Ice Age, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve today encompasses 423.2 hectares, surrounding the village of Edwinstowe, the site of Thoresby Hall. The forest is a remnant of an older and much larger royal hunting forest, which derived its name from its status as the shire wood of Nottinghamshire which in fact extended into several neighbouring counties, bordered on the west along the River Erewash and the Forest of East Derbyshire.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sherwood Forest

    once an extensive forest, the scene of Robin Hood's exploits, in Nottinghamshire, stretching some 25 m. between Worksop and Nottingham, but now a hilly, disafforested tract occupied by country houses and private parks, several villages, and the town of Mansfield.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sherwood Forest in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sherwood Forest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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