Definition of the New Forest from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the New Forest

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an attractive area of countryside in southern England consisting of forest and open wild land covered with rough grass. It has belonged to the royal family since William the Conqueror began hunting there in 1079. It is a popular tourist centre, and especially well known for the New Forest ponies, a breed of small horses living there in almost wild conditions.