Meaning of forest

for•est

Pronunciation: (fôr'ist, for'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a large tract of land covered with trees and underbrush; woodland.
  2. the trees on such a tract: to cut down a forest.
  3. a tract of wooded grounds in England formerly belonging to the sovereign and set apart for game.
  4. a thick cluster of vertical objects: a forest of church spires.
—v.t.
  1. to supply or cover with trees; convert into a forest.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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