woodland
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈwʊd.lənd/
Adjective

woodland

  1. Of a creature or object: growing, living, or existing in a woodland.
    The woodland creatures ran from the fire.
    • 1837, “Picus”, in Charles Frederick Partington (editor), The British Cyclopædia of Natural History, Volume 3, W. S. Orr & Co., page 446 ↗:
      This species [Red-bellied Woodpecker] is a very little larger than the red-headed one; and it is more woodland in its manners; seldom appearing in orchards or near houses, but keeping to the tall trees in the close forests.
    • 1839, Sir William Jardine, Bart., The Natural History of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland, Part II: Incessories, part of The Naturalist's Library, W.H. Lizars, page 125–6 ↗:
      The genera Philomela and Curruca, as we previously observed, are very closely allied to each other, both are woodland in their habits, and both possess great melody of song.
    • 1890 July, Grant Allen, “My Islands”, in Longman's Magazine, Volume 16, Number 93, page 341 ↗:
      It was a couple of hundred years or so more before I saw a third bullfinch — which didn't surprise me, for bullfinches are very woodland birds, and non-migratory into the bargain — so that they didn’t often get blown seaward over the broad Atlantic.
    • 1894, R. Bowdler Sharpe, A Hand-Book to the Birds of Great Britain, Volume I, W. H. Allen & Co., Limited, page 91 ↗:
      As its name implies, this species [Woodlark] is a more woodland bird than the other British Larks, and in many of its ways of life it resembles the Tree Pipit, frequenting the neighborhood of woods and plantations, but always affecting trees.
  2. (obsolete) Having the character of a woodland.
Translations Noun

woodland

  1. Land covered with woody vegetation.
Synonyms Translations
Woodland
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A village in County Durham, England (OS grid ref NZ0726).
  3. A hamlet in South Lakeland, Cumbria (OS grid ref SD2489).
  4. A hamlet in Teignbridge, Devon (OS grid ref SX7968).
  5. A small town in Randolph County, Alabama.
  6. A city/county seat in Yolo County, California.
  7. A small city in Talbot County, Georgia.
  8. A village in Iroquois County, Illinois.
  9. An unincorporated community in St. Joseph County, Indiana.
  10. A town in Aroostook County, Maine.
  11. A census-designated place in Washington County, Maine.
  12. A census-designated place in Allegany County, Maryland.
  13. A village in Barry County, Michigan.
  14. A small city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
  15. A village in Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
  16. An unincorporated community in Marion County, Missouri.
  17. A town in Northampton County, North Carolina.
  18. An unincorporated community in Union County, Ohio.
  19. A census-designated place in Summit County, Utah.
  20. A city in Clark County, and.
  21. A town in Sauk County, Wisconsin.
  22. An unincorporated community in Dodge County, Wisconsin.



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