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An extensive area of wild forest reserved for the hunting of deer:‘a remote deer forest’[mass noun] ‘the eastern part of the island is largely deer forest’
- ‘She also owns a stud farm near Newbury and a deer forest in the Highlands.’
- ‘Landlords were evicting the crofters, replacing them with sheep and sporting deer forests and leaving them no alternative but emigration.’
- ‘After 1860, tenants were cleared to create deer forests, treeless shooting estates which, by 1914, covered 3 ½ million acres in the Highlands.’
- ‘The land was then given over to sporting estates to become grouse moors and deer forests, the playgrounds of the new industrial aristocracy.’
- ‘On the way you drive through deer forest and wide open fields.’
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