fenland


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fenland

(ˈfɛnˌlænd)
n
(Physical Geography) a marsh or area of land covered by shallow water

fen•land

(ˈfɛnˌlænd, -lənd)

n.
a low area of marshy ground.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fenland - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetationfenland - 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
Translations

fenland

[ˈfenlənd] N (Brit) → terreno m pantanoso, marisma f
References in classic literature ?
In Paddington all Cornwall is latent and the remoter west; down the inclines of Liverpool Street lie fenlands and the illimitable Broads; Scotland is through the pylons of Euston; Wessex behind the poised chaos of Waterloo.
The fenland where the site is located represents a significant geotechnical challenge which will mean we'll have to construct on piled foundations.
Lincolnshire-based Fenland Care Services wants to convert holiday cottages on the outskirts of the village for use as a day school for up to six children referred by council social services departments.
THE parents of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were told last night that police were as certain as they could possibly be that two bodies found in fenland seven miles from Soham were those of their missing daughters.
Fenland Foods are now more readily equipped to meet the delivery schedules their customers demand thanks to the design and installation of a new Steam Accumulator and two new Steam Boilers by Thermasave Engineering.
Two social service workers have been suspended from their jobs in the Fenland town of March.
these councils are east cambridgeshire, fenland district councils and peterborough city council.
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VIRTUALLY an evergreen perennial in mild weather, Schizostylis Fenland Daybreak is suitable for growing in herbaceous or mixed borders.
Because it closed the Fenland Foods plant, it is one of a few suppliers with obvious spare capacity, though it would take a bit of time and money to get it operational.
The company said it planned to stop production at its Fenland Foods site in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
Mr Dubber, is head of policy and communications at Fenland District Council in Cambridgeshire.