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impolder (ɪmˈpəʊldə) or
1. (Physical Geography) rare to make into a polder; reclaim (land) from the sea
2. (Civil Engineering) rare to make into a polder; reclaim (land) from the sea
[C19: from Dutch inpolderen, see in-2, polder]
Past participle: impoldered
References in periodicals archive
The Dutch empoldered
the coastal swamps by the manual labour of the imported African slaves, creating a dense network of irrigation and drainage canals (Rodney 1981).
Hart MGR (1962) Observations on the source of acid in empoldered mangrove soils.
Hart MGR (1963) Observations on the source of acid in empoldered mangrove soils.