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flatwoods

[flat-woo dz] /ˈflætˌwʊdz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
a woodland in a low-lying region having little drainage.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; flat1 + woods
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Examples for flatwoods
  • Nearly one third of the forestland on the refuge is considered mesic flatwoods.
  • Wetlands, such as pond cypress savannas and depression wetlands, are an integral part of the pine flatwoods and savanna habitat.

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