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- n. A marshy wetland ecosystem in the north eastern part of Bangladesh which physically is a bowl or saucer shaped depression that looks like inland seas during the monsoon floods.
Bengali হাওর (sagor, "sea"). Haor is a corruption of sagor in certain Bengali dialects that pronounce "S" (স) as "H" (হ). (Wiktionary)