Definition of Re-afforest
1. Verb. Reestablish a forest after clear-cutting or fire, etc.. "Re-afforest the area that was burned during the fighting"
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Literary usage of Re-afforest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1903)
"... the barons with regard to the application of the law, the former constantly endeavouring to afforest fresh tracts or to re-afforest purlieus that they ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"... done to re-afforest the island, and tine flocks of goats prevent any natural growth of trees on tine ..."
3. The Indian Forester (1890)
"... of the soundest it will hardly satisfy public requirements, though it may gradually re-afforest large areas of land at present denuded of vegetation'. ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1894)
"Restore the conditions, re- afforest the country lying north, and we should probably find this state of affairs restored. Four thousand years is a good ..."
5. The Indian Forester (1894)
"... as the owners, so the forest-officers informed me, often refused to re-afforest when the Government offered to bear as much as 90 per cent, of the cost; ..."
6. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"The clearings in question were made in 1890, and up till 1906 all attempts to re-afforest them proved fruitless. ..."
7. The Indian Forester (1885)
"... prepared by one of the N.-W. Provinces Conservators to acquire and re-afforest say 10000 acres of this waste land for the production of grass and fuel, ..."