Definitions for woodland
ˈwʊdˌlænd, -lənd; -ləndwood·land
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forest, woodland, timberland, timbernoun
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
land covered with woody vegetation
Of or pertaining to a creature or object growing, living, or existing in a woodland
The woodland creatures ran from the fire.
Having the character of a woodland
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Woods; ground covered with woods.
Etymology: wood and land.
This houshold beast, that us’d the woodland grounds,
Was view’d at first by the young hero’s hounds,
As down the stream he swam. John Dryden, Æneid.
He that rides post through a country, may, from the transient view, tell how in general the parts lie; here a morass, and there a river, woodland in one part, and savanas in another. John Locke.
By her awak’d, the woodland choir
To hail the common god prepares;
And tempts me to resume the lyre,
Soft warbling to the vernal airs. Elijah Fenton, Ode to Lord Gower.
Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain,
Here earth and water seems to strive again. Alexander Pope.
A woodland ( (listen)) is, in the broad sense, land covered with trees, or in a narrow sense, synonymous with wood (or in the U.S., the plurale tantum woods), a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade (see differences between British, American, and Australian English explained below). Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and herbaceous plants including grasses. Woodland may form a transition to shrubland under drier conditions or during early stages of primary or secondary succession. Higher-density areas of trees with a largely closed canopy that provides extensive and nearly continuous shade are often referred to as forests. Extensive efforts by conservationist groups have been made to preserve woodlands from urbanization and agriculture. For example, the woodlands of Northwest Indiana have been preserved as part of the Indiana Dunes.
A woodland is a land area covered with a dense growth of trees and undergrowth, with a more open canopy than a forest, allowing more sunlight, promoting the growth of grasses and shrubs. It often serves as a habitat for various types of wildlife.
land covered with wood or trees; forest; land on which trees are suffered to grow, either for fuel or timber
of or pertaining to woods or woodland; living in the forest; sylvan
Woodland is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade. Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and herbaceous plants including grasses. Woodland may form a transition to shrubland under drier conditions or during early stages of primary or secondary succession. Higher densities and areas of trees, with largely closed canopy, provide extensive and nearly continuous shade and are referred to as forest. Conservationists have worked hard to preserve woodlands. For example, the woodlands in Northwest Indiana have been preserved as part of the Indiana Dunes. Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean any smaller area covered in trees, however dense.. The term Ancient Woodland is used in British nature conservation to refer to any wooded land that has existed for a very long period. Woodlot is a closely related American term, which refers to a stand of trees generally used for firewood. While woodlots often technically have closed canopies, they are so small that light penetration from the edge makes them ecologically closer to woodland than forest.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Woodland is ranked #7758 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Woodland surname appeared 4,280 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Woodland.
61.5% or 2,633 total occurrences were White.
32.9% or 1,412 total occurrences were Black.
2.3% or 102 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.3% or 102 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.5% or 23 total occurrences were Asian.
0.1% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'woodland' in Nouns Frequency: #2526
The numerical value of woodland in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of woodland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
We reached 121 degrees( F) in Woodland Hills, California. That is the highest-ever temperature at a station, beating 119 degrees on July 22, 2006.
A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
Despite their ungainly appearance, different species of glyptodonts occupied habitats as distinct as open grassland and dense woodland, all the way from Patagonia to the southern parts of the continental United States, although their disappearance has been blamed on human depredation as well as climate change, some species persisted into the early part of the modern or Holocene epoch, long after the disappearance of mammoths and saber-toothed cats. Like the loss of giant ground sloths, mastodons, and dozens of other remarkable mammalian species, the precise cause of the New World megafaunal extinctions remains uncertain.
I've just always believed in Sunday Woodland, no matter what I've done, from when I was a young kid, I always believed I would be successful.
Gary Woodland frees you up a little bit. You get a little more aggressive, all in all it was a great day out there.
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- boscCatalan, Valencian
- træbevoksning, skovDanish
- Wald, Waldland, Waldung, ForstGerman
- bosque, floresta, [[del]] [[bosque]], boscaje, forestal, arboledo, forestaSpanish
- بیشه زارPersian
- metsä, metsämaa, [[metsä]]-, [[metsäFinnish
- bois, des boisFrench
- erdei, erdős, erdős vidék, erdőségHungarian
- daerah berhutanIndonesian
- orpippalikKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- meditaris avena;Latin
- lesisty terenPolish
- silvatic, codru, silvă, păduratic, pădureț, pădureRomanian
- лесно́й, лес, [[лесистыйRussian
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