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(Physical Geography) a marsh or area of land covered by shallow water
a low area of marshy ground.
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|Noun||1.||fenland - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water; "thousands of acres of marshland"; "the fens of eastern England"|
salt marsh - low-lying wet land that is frequently flooded with saltwater
wetland - a low area where the land is saturated with water