swampland


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swamp·land

 (swŏmp′lănd′, swômp′-)
n.
Land of swampy consistency or having many swamps on it.

swampland

(ˈswɒmpˌlænd)
n
(Physical Geography) a permanently waterlogged area; marshland

swamp•land

(ˈswɒmpˌlænd)

n.
land or an area covered with swamps.
[1655–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swampland - low land that is seasonally floodedswampland - low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
slough - a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou)
wetland - a low area where the land is saturated with water

swampland

noun
A usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water:
Translations

swampland

[ˈswɒmplænd] Nciénaga f, pantano m, marisma f

swampland

[ˈswɒmplænd] nterres fpl marécageuses

swampland

[ˈswɒmpˌlænd] npalude f, zona paludosa
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It'll be a better world when we quit being fools about some mildewed town or ten acres of swampland just because we happened to be born there.
Summary: In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.
They encounter the sometimes dangerous wildlife that inhabits swampland.
Southeast Missouri From Swampland to Farmland: The Transformation of the Lowlands
Some of the animals described in the song include the dolphin, the white-tailed deer, a Mockingbird in a magnolia tree, a mother black bass and her children four, a mother wood duck and five ducklings, a swallowtail family in the coreopsis, an alligator family in the swampland, a catfish family in a pond, a red fox family in a forest of pine, and a hive of honeybees.
Communities in Nigeria's southern swampland often complain about oil pollution and houses being moved to make way for drilling.
Miri longs for home (and Peder) but the king commands her to a faraway swampland province, to prepare three royal cousins for a possible marriage alliance with another kingdom.
Of course, land, even swampland, isn't cheap these days.
A few square miles of barren and worthless swampland.
It is not just a former swampland masterfully developed by the Zobel de Ayala family in the middle of the last century into a city of skyscrapers, glitzy malls and high-end gated communities (Forbes, Dasmarinas, Urdaneta, San Lorenzo and Magallanes).
Sometimes people forget that this musical city that never sleeps is an island re-claimed from swampland and at any given point it is eight to ten feet below sea level protected from the gulf by its massive levies.
It was particularly attractive to the wealthy, especially when, in 1854, 28 acres of swampland were purchased by the city for $11,257 from Levi Lincoln and John Hammond, two prominent citizens, and set aside for what would eventually become Elm Park.