Wordlist: Park and forest

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park
 
a tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like
 
national park
 
an area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use
 
nature reserve
 
an area of land managed to conserve wildlife or plant habitat or other natural features
 
bush
 
a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant that is distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6m tall
 
meadow
 
a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay
 
lawn
 
ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered with grass kept closely mown
 
hedge
 
a thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes, especially such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land
 
heath
 
a tract of level uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
 
forest
 
a dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area, larger than woods
 
rain forest
 
a forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season
 
wood
 
the substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree, used as a material for construction, to manufacture various items
 
woods
 
a dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest
 
wilderness
 
an unsettled and uncultivated tract of land left in its natural state
 
jungle
 
a large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals
 
swampland
 
low-lying land that is regularly flooded, especially such land that is drier than a bog or a marsh
 
 
  • park
    • park, parks[pɑrk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like
    • Example:
      • The biggest park in NYC is Central Park.
      • Synonym(s):
        grounds
  • national park
    • national park, national parks(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use
    • Example:
      • The first national park was the United States' Yellowstone National Park, established in 1872.
    • nature reserve, nature reserves(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an area of land managed to conserve wildlife or plant habitat or other natural features
    • Example:
      • Sometimes people are not allowed to enter a nature reserve.
      • Synonym(s):
        wildlife sanctuary, nature preserve, reservation
  • bush
    • bush, bushes[bʊʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant that is distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6m tall
    • Example:
      • Let's plant some bushes around the house.
  • meadow
    • meadow, meadows[ˈmɛdəʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay
    • Example:
      • The farmer owned several meadows right next to his farm.
  • lawn
    • lawn, lawns[lɔ:n](noun)
    • Definition:
      • ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered with grass kept closely mown
    • Example:
      • I love walking barefoot across the lawn.
  • hedge
    • hedge, hedges[hedʒ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes, especially such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land
    • Example:
      • He trims the hedge once a week.
  • heath
    • heath, heaths['hiːθ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tract of level uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
    • Example:
      • Heaths form extensive and highly diverse communities across Australia in humid and sub-humid areas.
  • forest
    • forest, forests[ˈfɒɹəst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area, larger than woods
    • Example:
      • They saw several squirrels while they were walking through the forest.
  • rain forest
    • rain forest, rain forests(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season
    • Example:
      • Have you ever been to a rain forest?
      • Synonym(s):
        jungle, tropical forest
    • wood['wʊd](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree, used as a material for construction, to manufacture various items
    • Example:
      • Our dining room table is made out of wood.
      • Synonym(s):
        timber
      • Homophone(s):
        would
  • woods
    • woods['wʊds](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest
    • Example:
      • The kids are chasing each other through the woods.
  • wilderness
    • wilderness[ˈwɪl.də.nɪs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an unsettled and uncultivated tract of land left in its natural state
    • Example:
      • He walked through the wilderness without seeing anyone for a long time.
  • jungle
    • jungle, jungles[ˈʤʌŋɡl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals
    • Example:
      • It’s a jungle out there.
  • swampland
    • swampland, swamplands['swɒmplænd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • low-lying land that is regularly flooded, especially such land that is drier than a bog or a marsh
    • Example:
      • A common feature of swampland is water stagnation.
 

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        rain forest
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        swampland
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        lawn
        ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered with grass kept closely mown
        heath
        a tract of level uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
        forest
        a dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area, larger than woods
        woods
        a dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest
        national park
        an area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use
        rain forest
        a forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season
        wood
        the substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree, used as a material for construction, to manufacture various items
        jungle
        a large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals
        wilderness
        an unsettled and uncultivated tract of land left in its natural state
        park
        a tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like
        meadow
        a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay
        nature reserve
        an area of land managed to conserve wildlife or plant habitat or other natural features
        swampland
        low-lying land that is regularly flooded, especially such land that is drier than a bog or a marsh
        hedge
        a thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes, especially such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land
        bush
        a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant that is distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6m tall
         
         
         

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        park
        a tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like
        bush
        a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant that is distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6m tall
        swampland
        low-lying land that is regularly flooded, especially such land that is drier than a bog or a marsh
        lawn
        ground (generally in front of or around a house) covered with grass kept closely mown
        meadow
        a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay
        rain forest
        a forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season
        wilderness
        an unsettled and uncultivated tract of land left in its natural state
        woods
        a dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest
        heath
        a tract of level uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
        national park
        an area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use
        jungle
        a large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals
        forest
        a dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area, larger than woods
        hedge
        a thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes, especially such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land
         
         
         
         

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