Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being marshy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or condition of being marshy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality or state of being marshy

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Examples

  • The two rivers joined at Wolf Point, a dry mound of earth in the vast marshiness that stretched along the western shore of Mishigamiing.

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  • The earth beneath the city was doubly cursed with marshiness and the instability of this quake-prone region.

    Ship Of Destiny

  • Owing to the extreme marshiness of the brook area, the Prussian staff calculated that it would be feasible for the French to cross only at three or four bridges, all dominated by neighboring villages.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Owing to the extreme marshiness of the brook area, the Prussian staff calculated that it would be feasible for the French to cross only at three or four bridges, all dominated by neighboring villages.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Persian Gulf, flatness and marshiness of the region around, 7; reached further inland than now, 201.

    Chaldea From the Earliest Times to the Rise of Assyria

  • There is land in sight -- very low land, -- a thin dark line suggesting marshiness; and the nauseous color of the water always deepens.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

  • They were simple folk, living in rounded huts or cabins, which were perched on floors supported by piles, probably on account of the marshiness of the ground, and which had to be entered by means of ladders.

    Ancient Egypt

  • Besides that the marshiness and fogginess of this island were still found unwholesome to English bodies. "

    Sketches of North Carolina, Historical and Biographical, Illustrative of the Principles of a Portion of Her Early Settlers

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