Definition of Afforestation

1. Noun. The conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting).

Generic synonyms: Conversion
Derivative terms: Afforest



Definition of Afforestation

1. n. The act of converting into forest or woodland.

Definition of Afforestation

1. Noun. The act or process of creating a new forest where none had existed before, or reforestation of areas long deforested. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Afforestation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Afforestation

1. The act of converting into forest or woodland. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Afforestation

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1. Transactions of the Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society by Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society (1908)
"The afforestation Conference. On the joint invitation of the Board of Agriculture and the Local Government Board, a Conference on the subject of ..."

2. Forests, Woods and Trees in Relation to Hygiene by Augustine Henry (1852)
"CHAPTER VII THE afforestation OF WATER CATCHMENT AREAS THE afforestation of water catchment areas is a hygienic measure as well as a means of increasing the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"The afforestation of Waterworks Catchment Areas. By JOSEPH PARRY, M.lnst.CE1 The Departmental Committee appointed last year by the ..."

4. The Management of English Woodlands by William Francis Beddoes (1919)
"CHAPTER VIII afforestation THE afforestation of large areas by the State is ... Further, it is hoped that the afforestation of these waste lands would, ..."

5. Rebuilding Britain: A Survey of Problems of Reconstruction After the World War by Sir Alfred Hopkinson (1918)
"WE shall use the word afforestation here to denote the steps to be taken for promoting the growth of timber on a large scale. The original sense in which it ..."

6. The Socialist's Budget by Philip Snowden Snowden (1907)
"Much of the land which would be utilised for afforestation would be land which is, at present, waste. Its value is negligible. ..."

7. Agricultural and Environmental Policy Integration: Recent Progress and New by OECD Staff (1993)
"Most afforestation schemes have multiple objectives. While environmental factors usually play a part in the design of schemes, they are not necessarily of ..."

8. Handbook of Market Creation for Biodiversity: Issues in Implementation edited by Organización de Cooperación y Desarrollo Económico, Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2004)
"Incentives for afforestation In urbanized Europe, the welfare-economic importance ... In Denmark, urban afforestation programs are established and financed ..."

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