Wold

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Wold is an Old English term for a forest or an area of woodland on high ground; it is cognate with the Dutch word woud and with the German word Wald, as well as low German Wohld, all meaning forest. It became weald in West Saxon and Kentish.

Wold may also refer to:

  • Wold (surname)
  • The Wolds, a term used in England to describe a range of hills consisting of open country overlying limestone or chalk (see Wood and Wald)
  • The former name of the village of Old, Northamptonshire, England
  • The Wold, an area north of Rohan, in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium
  • "WOLD" (song), a hit single by Harry Chapin
  • WOLD-FM, an American radio station licensed to Marion, Virginia
  • WITM, an American radio station licensed as "WOLD" from 1962 to 2006

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