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Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest, formerly a large royal forest, mainly in Nottinghamshire, central England. Remnants of the forest exist near Mansfield and Hucknall efforts began in the 1990s to replant and expand it. It is famous as the haunt of Robin Hood and his band.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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