Definitions

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  • n. Land that is predominantly boggy; marshland.

Etymologies

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bog +‎ land

Examples

  • Unusual winged creatures flit around the icy bogland, albino animals hide themselves in the snow-glazed woods – and Ida Maclaird is slowly turning into glass.

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  • The terrain around them was transformed in a blink from grey rock and steep commercial woodland to a spectacular broad, brown plateau of upland bracken and bogland, stretching away for miles towards Wicklow and the mountains proper.

    The Priest

  • We could imagine the plaintive call of curlews just back from some salty estuary and the solitary piping of a dunlin, seemingly lost in all that bogland waste.

    Country diary: Langsett, Peak District

  • This place, like all bogland, only appeared barren and empty; it was actually teeming with life: foxes and pheasants, hares and birds and insects and strange plants, a huge variety of miniature and microscopic worlds.

    FALSE MERMAID

  • This one is of a part of the Forest of Garten which is being allowed to return to bogland.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • The destruction of bogland either inside the Conservation area or outside of it is unacceptable to the Society for a number of reasons.

    18 « September « 2008 « Stephen Rees's blog

  • We cannot afford to lose one acre of agricultural or bogland, especially when there are alternatives.

    The Burns Bog Conservation Society’s positon on the South Fraser Perimeter Road « Stephen Rees's blog

  • "I grew up in Donegal, " he went on, -and there's nothing we don't know about bogland.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • They set camp in a clearing up above the bogland and skeletal trees that marked the region of Tymwyvenne, taking little care to conceal their campfire.

    Immortalis

  • Eventually, each family of flowers gave up the idea of enlisting the travelers in the fight for control of the dried bogland.

    Into the Thinking Kingdoms

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