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[mass noun] Land covered with trees:‘large areas of ancient woodland’
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- ‘It was also argued that the site proposed had a level of tree cover, but was not woodland.’
- ‘Nineteen percent of the land is arable and 46 percent consists of forests and woodlands.’
- ‘As we made our way along the pretty woodland walk, we gradually became aware of a distant and muffled rumble.’
- ‘They sketched woodland plants and trees and learned how to use a digital camera.’
- ‘It plans to plant at least 35,000 trees in parks and woodlands across the UK.’
- ‘Adams said foxes that did not come out of the cover of woodlands or were injured could still be legitimately killed by the hound pack.’
- ‘Murder squad detectives have been drafted in after a body was found partly buried in woodlands by a man walking his dog.’
- ‘Schoolchildren who planted trees on a site in Barnoldswick will be able to watch them grow into one of the area's most important woodlands.’
- ‘There were also fears about the effect the fire would have on the area's oak woodlands, which are an important habitat for birds and plants.’
- ‘Clouts Wood is an area of ancient woodland of oak and ash, one mile south of Wroughton.’
- ‘It stood on the edge of a village whose name it shared and was bounded by many acres of ancient woodland.’
- ‘If we are successful, we can begin to restore this once majestic ancient woodland to its former glory.’
- ‘Beneath the heavy canopy of foliage, she captured the spirit of these woodlands of giant trees.’
- ‘Trees and woodlands take centuries to mature but may be felled in an instant.’
- ‘It was the third such event in the ancient woodland in less than a year.’
- ‘And its fragility makes it a good early indicator of the decline of ancient woodlands.’
- ‘The Woodland Trust do a lot of work fighting to preserve our ancient woodlands, also working to improve the growth of the woods naturally.’
- ‘It also looks at ways of supporting the indigenous timber industry and using woodlands to improve health, landscape and wildlife.’
- ‘There are beautiful walks amid woodland and stunning waterfalls in the Falls of Clyde.’
- ‘One area being highlighted is at Bilsdale, where ancient woodlands are to be restored.’
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