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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A lowland district of eastern England west and south of the Wash. Early attempts by the Romans to drain the area were abandoned by Anglo-Saxon times. Modern-day reclamation of the Fens began in the 1600s.

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  • proper noun A marshy area in eastern England

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