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woods n : the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area [syn: forest, wood]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

woods
  1. Plural of wood
  2. A dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest.
  3. (Military) For chemical behavior purposes, trees in full leaf (coniferous or medium-dense deciduous forests).

Usage notes

One does not say "I was lost in the wood," but rather "I was lost in the woods."

Translations

collection of trees
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woods in German: Woods
woods in French: Woods
woods in Korean: 우즈
woods in Italian: Woods
woods in Japanese: ウッズ
woods in Polish: Woods
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