forested forested  /ˈfɔ rə stəd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) covered with forest

Usage(s):

  1. But in more heavily forested areas, the flies are easily hidden in the bush.
  2. The lake is a seven-mile stretch of deep blue mountain water, rimmed by high pine-forested ridges and fed by a brawling, canyon-hemmed river.
  3. The forested hills of northeastern India must rank among the last places on the planet where you would expect to find a synagogue, let alone two.

News

  1. Moonrise Kingdom - Melted sunshine on film

    In Moonrise Kingdom, the 2012 film by Wes Anderson, two wayward and love-struck twelve-year-olds run away together to the wilderness. Suzy (Kara Hayward) is the oldest child of two lawyers; Sam (Jared Gilman) is an orphan attending Khaki Scout summer camp on the densely forested New England island w...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Ann Arbor Observer

  2. Denver Post: To live in the forest

    Colorado’s latest bout with devastating wildfires is another opportunity to ask some sobering questions about how and whether we should build communities in forested areas going forward and what the true costs are of living in the wildland-urban interface — also known as the WUI.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Oregon boy injured after falling 15 feet from rope swing

    CAMAS, Wash. – A 13-year-old boy fell an estimated 15 feet onto his head from a rope swing over a creek near Camas Friday, officials said. Just after 3 p.m., rescue personnel responded to a steep forested canyon near Dahlia Street in Camas, said Nick Swinhart, Fire Chief of the Camas-Washougal Fire Department. Rescuers found the teen with trauma to his face and head. He was also reportedly in ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

Quotes

  1. "Without funding for the vital county payments program, I could not support this bill," Walden said. "The measure before the House today funds essential federal government programs, but it ignores the over 600 forested counties and 4,400...
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Greg Walden Source: KTVZ

  2. "These people probably used the rivers as routes into the landscape. A lot of Britain might have been heavily forested at the time, which would have posed a major problem for humans without strong axes to chop trees down," Stringer added....
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Chris Stringer Source: The Guardian

  3. "Some churches are located in remote forested areas. It may not be safe for some people to return home after performing midnight mass at those churches. We have advised people to perform mass at relief camps itself," Swarupananda Patra, general...
    on Dec 22, 2008 By: Swarupananda Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

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