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Sherwood Forest,formerly a large royal forest, mainly in Nottinghamshire, central England. Remnants of the forest exist near MansfieldMansfield,
city (71,325) and district, Nottinghamshire, central England, on the western border of Sherwood Forest. The city lies in a coal district, with manufactures of hosiery, shoes, and metal products. Limestone and red and white sandstone are quarried nearby.
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or Hucknall Torkard,
town (1991 pop. 28,592), Nottinghamshire, central England. It has coal mines and manufactures hosiery. George Byron is buried in the parish church.
..... Click the link for more information. ; efforts began in the 1990s to replant and expand it. It is famous as the haunt of Robin HoodRobin Hood,
legendary hero of 12th-century England who robbed the rich to help the poor. Chivalrous, manly, fair, and always ready for a joke, Robin Hood reflected many of the ideals of the English yeoman.
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an ancient forest in central England, in Nottinghamshire: formerly a royal hunting ground and much more extensive; famous as the home of Robin Hood
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