gallery-forest

gallery forest

noun
a narrow strip of woods or forest along the banks of a watercourse flowing through open country.
Also called fringing forest.


Origin:
1915–20

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gallery forest
 
n
a stretch of forest along a river in an area of otherwise open country

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