Definition of 'forest'
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The mountains are covered in thick pine forest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The crossing cuts though a tranquil landscape of birch forests and pristine lakes. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Thick forest covers the far bank. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Beyond stood thicker forest, firs and pines. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In that case take a map and compass; the forests are large and remote. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Snow on the Scottish mountains sends many red grouse down from the exposed higher ground to forest edges or farms in the foothills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Together, the bleak industrial landscapes and forest fires denote an unsettling world not only on the brink, but burning all around us. Smithsonian Mag (2017)We lose millions of acres of tropical forest a year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We can therefore see that offsetting ancient forest with newly planted woodland is a fatally flawed concept. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Villagers who live in and around national parks have suddenly been banned from hunting in the forests. Times, Sunday Times (2006)More dark shrubs and forest on formerly bleak tundra means still more heat is absorbed by vegetation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Very few herbaceous plants were growing on the dark forest floor as a result. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)Also under scrutiny is the sprawl of homes into wilderness areas vulnerable to forest fires. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two big business dynasties had built universities in forest areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We stayed in the cloud forest at one point. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The idea that charities and local groups can buy large chunks of forest is laughable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is verdant and peaceful and has spectacular landscapes covered in dense pine forests and olive groves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The resort is on a quiet curve of the coast amid thick tropical forest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was going to grow forests and then sell the timber. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Besides the economic exploitation of timber the forest area also acts in various ways as a public good. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)The park is simultaneously an incredible wetland and one of the best examples of tropical dry forest remaining anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You pass by lakes and through forests, rising to grassy ridges. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We push up through pine forest to higher ground, where the trees thin out. The Sun (2014)The logging destroys the forest plants, food for both men and the creatures they hunt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Rather, the mountain was gone and the lake and the forest. Christianity Today (2000)There are also forest rangers, groups of people who try to make sure that all the connections are correct. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I had your beauty once, and was your age when hunting in the forest. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)
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Translations for 'forest'
British English: forest /ˈfɒrɪst/ NOUN
A forest is a large area where trees grow close together.
40% of the forest's 35 million trees are dead or dying.
- American English: forest
- Arabic: غَابَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: floresta
- Chinese: 森林
- Croatian: šuma
- Czech: les
- Danish: skov
- Dutch: bos
- European Spanish: bosque grande
- Finnish: metsä
- French: forêt
- German: Wald
- Greek: δάσος
- Italian: foresta
- Japanese: 森
- Korean: 숲
- Norwegian: skog
- Polish: las
- European Portuguese: floresta
- Romanian: pădure
- Russian: лес
- Spanish: bosque
- Swedish: skog
- Thai: ป่า
- Turkish: orman
- Ukrainian: ліс
- Vietnamese: rừng
Definition of forest from the Collins English Dictionary
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