Afforest



to convert (bare or cultivated land) into forest, originally for the purpose of providing hunting grounds.
verb
(transitive) to plant trees on; convert into forested land

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    to convert (bare or cultivated land) into forest, originally for the purpose of providing hunting grounds. Historical Examples Irrigation and afforestation are both necessary for the successful development of the West. Our First Half-Century Government of Queensland In this matter of afforestation, Scanno continues its system of draconic severity. Alone Norman Douglas Tonight we’ll drop […]

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