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timberlinetim‧ber‧line /ˈtɪmbəlaɪn $ -ər-/ noun [singular] technical  1 TMHBPthe height above the level of the sea beyond which trees will not grow2 TMHBPthe northern or southern limit in the world beyond which trees will not grow
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timberlineThese valleys well below timberline are dusty already, even though it is early spring.
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