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.
Edmundsbury Borough Council and East Cambridgeshire District Council (collectively known as the Anglia Revenues Partnership or "ARP") and Waveney District Council, Suffolk Coastal District Council and Fenland District Council.
Quite apart from the fact it's wrong for Fenland District Council to build up this kind of database, what people do in their own time is up to them," the Daily Mail quoted campaign director Daniel Hamilton as saying.
Since the publication of Cyril Fox's book The archaeology of the Cambridge region over 80 years ago, the East Anglian Fenland has played a major role in British archaeology (Fox 1923).
The three were reprimanded at a private council meeting of Fenland District Council, Cambs.
TROPHY HAUL: Mirfield grasstrack rider Sam Stead with the spoils from Fenland
It's all part of Europe's largest fenland restoration project.
Contract notice: Engaging and Strengthening Communities in Fenland.
The members of the Estonian Unit carried out the needed exercises and preparations in Fenland with peace keepers' soldiers under the supervision of the Finish Unit Command.
After having received planning consent for the Fenland Farm and the Green End PV parks in November 2014 and December 2014 respectively, construction and grid connection of both projects took place in the first quarter of 2015, on time to operate under the 1.
The fossil had been unearthed by a digger in fenland near the Cambridgeshire town of March.
HOPTON rider Sam Stead enjoyed success at the Fenland Grasstrack Championships.