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lake forest A forest dominated by conifers, which occurs in the eastern half of North America, in Minnesota, Michigan, northern Pennsylvania, southern Ontario, and northern New England. Although a distinct formation it is in many respects transitional between boreal coniferous forest and southern deciduous forest. Very little lake forest survives, having been cut in the latter part of the nineteenth century.

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lake forest A forest dominated by conifers, which occurs in the eastern half of N. America, in Minnesota, Michigan, northern Pennsylvania, southern Ontario, and northern New England. Although a distinct formation, it is in many respects transitional between boreal coniferous forest and southern deciduous forest. Very little lake forest survives, having been cut in the latter part of the nineteenth century.

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Lake Forest, city (1990 pop. 17,836), Lake co., NE Ill., a prestigious residential suburb of Chicago, on Lake Michigan; inc. 1861. The city is known for its scenic lakefront and impressive estates. It is the seat of Lake Forest College, Barat College, and two preparatory schools.