- n. Plural form of fen.
“The use of winter storage reservoirs in the fens is a win for everyone: The surplus drainage water is pumped from a dyke into the reservoir during the winter months, reducing the amount that has to be pumped out to sea by the drainage boards, and is then stored for use in the drier times of water shortage.”
“Those British writers didn't italicise "fens" because I didn't understand what a fen was.”
“Hunter uses the word "fens" in another lyric, which seems to lend support to the identification of "Fennario" as a district of marshy lands; namely, in the "Ivory Wheels/Rosewood Track" lyric of the Terrapin suite:”
“I had already corrected 'rock o' the fens 'to the correct' reek o 'the fens' although Rock o 'the Fens is a good fantasy name!”
“(If Cambridge had not been founded in the fens back in the 1300s, would you think of putting a university there?) 1200s.”
“(If Cambridge had not been founded in the fens back in the 1300s, would you think of putting a university there?)”
“In some such mood I came along a lean, pale road south of the fens, and found myself in a large, quiet, and seemingly forgotten village.”
“Then he was struggling to cover his costs with the returns offered by a world global market saturated with the subsidized output of farmers from as far afield as the Midwest plains of the U.S., the fens of Lincolnshire in the U.K. and the giant paddocks of Western Australia.”
“The area includes parts of the largest contiguous aspen forest in the US and biologically unique fens.”
“We were meeting out in the wilds of the fens again, and this time – and I have no idea how it happened – I managed to get lost en route.”
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