Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest

noun
an ancient royal forest in central England, chiefly in Nottinghamshire: the traditional haunt of Robin Hood.
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Sherwood Forest (ˈʃɜːˌwʊd)
 
n
an ancient forest in central England, in Nottinghamshire: formerly a royal hunting ground and much more extensive; famous as the home of Robin Hood

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Sherwood Forest definition


An actual forest of central England. According to legend, it was the home of Robin Hood and his companions.

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