from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A marshy tract of land.
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- n. marshy land; bog or fen
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A marshy district; marsh.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
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[Arianne] Prevost, 23 ... claimed the 11-foot gator at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in marshland between Lake Washington and Lake Winder.
Lake Alaotra is also home to the Alaotra lemur Hapalemur griseus alaotrensis [image at left]: the only primate that spends most of its life in marshland.
The marshland was a fertile and thriving place, catalyzed with life large and small.
This is followed by boggy marshland which is regularly flooded by the sea and broken up by many lagoons.
It reclaimed marshland for cultivation, constructed dykes, improved drainage systems, and completed vast tree removal operations.
An Iraqi from the marshland tribes told me they still make fish this way.
Eric’s as a wild as the thousands of acres of marshland that spread out from the end-of-the road fishing port of Venice 100 miles south of New Orleans.
It's about 15 minutes up the Cape's biceps to the romantic Bass Hole Boardwalk , which spans wildlife-filled marshland in Yarmouth Port entrance on Center Street.
Then our local marshland was drained and concreted over to build a housing estate some years ago, and the herons disappeared.
It may not be among Britain's most cherished towns, but explorable places lie all around it, especially the remote marshland of Otmoor.