Meaning of “boreal forest” in the English Dictionary

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boreal forestnoun [ S or U ]

/ˌbɔː.ri.əlˈfɒr.ɪst/ /ˌbɔːr.i.əlˈfɔːr-/ also taiga specialized

the very large area of wet land in the far northern parts of the world that is covered with conifer trees:

The petroleum industry isn't the only potential threat to Canada's boreal forest.

(Definition of “boreal forest” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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