Meaning of disafforestment in English:

disafforestment

Pronunciation /ˌdɪsəˈfɒrɪstm(ə)nt/

noun

mass nounhistorical English Law
  • The reduction of a district from the legal status of forest to that of ordinary land.

    • ‘they ordered the disafforestment of the whole of the forest of Rutland’