[ US /ˈfɔɹəst, ˈfɔɹɪst/ ]
[ UK /fˈɒɹɪst/ ]
  1. the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
  2. land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  1. establish a forest on previously unforested land
    afforest the mountains
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How To Use forest In A Sentence

  • Sometime in the early eighteen hundreds, they trekked to the flat plain between the Ohio River and Lake Erie and settled in Mount Vernon, which was then a few small buildings in a forest of tall trees. A Renegade History of the United States
  • The unforested hills and plateaus of the Dissected Loess Uplands ecoregion are cut by the canyons of Ecoregion 10l and are disjunct. Ecoregions of Idaho (EPA)
  • De Forest had only one seat to his buggy, and it was rather irksome to be conveying two ladies around all the time. The Expressman and the Detective
  • But after three consecutive nights of camping out I'd had enough, especially since the last had been spent near Verdun in Le Foret du Mort Homme, which translates as Dead Man's Forest.
  • I first learned about cassowaries when I was at the School for Field Studies SFS Center for Rainforest Studies in Fall of 1990 as a college student, and was fascinated that they're the only bird that can "scarify" certain rainforest seeds. Archive 2008-07-01
  • For a start, when you drive through the gate, instead of just driving through just a field of grass, you actually drive through copses of trees and little forests.
  • Already well dispersed, they probably acquired iron technology around 500 C.E. On their route eastward, the Bantu speakers skirted the northern forest edge toward the interlacustrine region of East Africa. D. Africa, 500-1500
  • There was once a fairy who created the fields and forests expressly for those in love, — in that eternal hedge-school of lovers, which is forever beginning anew, and which will last as long as there are hedges and scholars. Les Miserables
  • And when he escaped, might it not have been to these ancient, forested hills? Times, Sunday Times
  • In the Mhow area of India, where it is common practice to feed goats on the leaves of trees gathered in the forest, an experiment was conducted with uncastrated male goats aged about 14 months and weighing some 25 kg. Chapter 6
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