What does ironwood mean?

Definitions for ironwood
ˈaɪ ərnˌwʊdiron·wood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rose chestnut, ironwood, ironwood tree, Mesua ferrea(noun)

    handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties

  2. ironwood(noun)

    exceptionally tough or hard wood of any of a number of ironwood trees

  3. iron tree, iron-tree, ironwood, ironwood tree(noun)

    a small slow-growing deciduous tree of northern Iran having a low domed shape

  4. Eastern hop hornbeam, ironwood, ironwood tree, Ostrya virginiana(noun)

    medium-sized hop hornbeam of eastern North America


  1. ironwood(Noun)

    Any of a number of tree species known for having a particularly solid wood.

  2. ironwood(Noun)

    The wood of any ironwood tree.

  3. Origin: From iron (for its toughness) + wood

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ironwood(noun)

    a tree unusually hard, strong, or heavy wood


  1. Ironwood

    Ironwood is a city in Gogebic County in the U.S. state of Michigan, about 18 miles south of Lake Superior. The population was 5,387 at the 2010 census. The city is on US 2 and is situated opposite the Montreal River from Hurley, Wisconsin. It is the westernmost city in Michigan, situated on the same line of longitude as Clinton, Iowa and St. Louis, Missouri. Ironwood is closer to the state capitals of four other states than it is to Lansing, Michigan, which is 550 miles away by car. While originally an iron mining town, the area is now known for its downhill skiing resorts, including Big Powderhorn, Blackjack, Indianhead, Mount Zion and Whitecap as well as its cross country skiing at the Wolverine Nordic Trail System. Ironwood is home of the "World's Tallest Indian" : a 52 ft fiberglass statue of tribal leader Hiawatha. The city is at the south end of Ironwood Township, but is administratively autonomous.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ironwood in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ironwood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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