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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes.

Usage examples (38)
  • Above the timberline was a collar of summer-green alpine pasture that turned white with snow early in the season.
  • He was in the mountains, and he was below timberline.
  • How I love to watch the wintergreen along the timberline.
  • The alpine zone covers the treeless areas above timberline. for more
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