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Definition of "reforestation" [re•for•est•a•tion]

  • The act or process of replanting a forest, especially after clear-cutting. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reforestation" in a sentence
  • "Longer-term reforestation efforts will follow, including planting trees in some areas where natural regrowth is unlikely."
  • "Part of it will be in reforestation, part of it will be in stabilizing the land by the right kind of crop, part in contour ploughing."
  • "We have on our side of the line large areas that are barren that were formerly covered with trees, and, reforestation is one means, Mr. Chairman, that Canada and its government can take toward replenishing the water supply of the Great Lakes, and thousands and thousands of men could be put to work at that, here, on this side of the line, as they are doing on the other side of the line."