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  • n. Plural form of bogland.


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  • During the cutting season we have had helicopters as well as planes, and we have had officials in vans scouting across the boglands to stop us doing what our ancestors did for centuries.

    Irish turf cutters don't give a sod for EU bog ruling

  • Whether defining aspirations to love in damp boglands or filial awkwardness in the Catholic merchant classes, he charts the general emotional poverty of an island people whose national color just might be the green of envy.

    Five Best

  • And most of all there was the red-haired girl, the cailín rua, that nameless, decapitated creature from the Irish boglands who had set everything back in motion.


  • The creature from the boglands now had in its paw a long bush knife.

    Dark Piper

  • The rugged coastland of Kerry whose waters are still virgin territory for the fisherman, the soft pasture lands of Meath, the wilderness of Connemara "where the boglands sweep to mountains and mountains tumble down among rocks into a welter of foaming sea", the gentle sweeps of the Glens of Antrm, the unsurpassable beauty of the Lakes of Killarney.

    A Tourist's View of Ireland

  • Had they come clear across the swamp, Dane wondered dully, or was this only a large island in the midst of the stinking boglands?

    Voodoo Planet

  • I say, as knows the long wild nights, and the wet and the rain and the mist of nights on the boglands -- it's only us, I say, could listen him in the right way.

    Irish Plays and Playwrights

  • Scarce a wild fowl shakes the quiet that the purple boglands keep,

    The Voice of the Waters

  • The boglands are dry, and Kit cut an armful of cat-tails.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • A hot sun beat down upon flowering gorse and flowerless heather; and on every side except the east, where there were green trees and distant hills, one saw a level horizon and brown boglands with a few green places and here and there the glitter of water.

    Gods and Fighting Men


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