Definition for forest

noun as in area with a large number of trees

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Example Sentences

During the country’s dry season in 2019, nearly 4 million acres of peatland and tropical forest were burned.

From Vox

It can also mean using saws and machines to cut and thin the forests.

Then, over the past few decades, the forests of Sarawak faced threats unlike any before.

Severe wildfires across the American West may already be altering the future of forests there.

From Axios

Once it’s in wild boar in the forests there, it can be very difficult to control.

From Fortune

He first rose to prominence as a lawyer in Queens, who settled a boiling racial dispute over public housing in Forest Hills.

“It fundamentally changes the architecture of forest canopies,” says Watson.

The birds poop all over the forest, and thanks to the viscin, the mistletoe seeds in said poop stick to branches.

Instead, most of the suffering species ate insects on the forest floor.

From the looks of it, mistletoe is a keystone species and plays a crucial role in that forest ecosystem.

However, they were not seen to venture far into the surrounding deciduous forest.

He swims every day in the river; he fishes from his bamboo raft; he hunts in the forest with his father.

And the covering of Juda shall be discovered, and thou shalt see in that day the armoury of the house of the forest.

After this it wound along on ridges and in ravines till it reached the heart of a great pine forest, where stood a saw-mill.

They started in the early morning and rode out over the plains till they came to the edge of a large forest.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forest, such as: jungle, park, thicket, timber, wood, and woodland.

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