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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Of course, land, even swampland, isn't cheap these days.
A few square miles of barren and worthless swampland.
40PM This Oscar-nominated film tells the story of a young girl's struggles to survive in a poverty-stricken Louisiana swampland.
Titanfall's first DLC, Expedition will have three new maps - Swampland, Runoff and War Games and will be released in May.
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.
It is known as the Darien gap because it is the only break in the 10,000 mile Pan American highway and is a virtually unexplored region of tropical rainforest and swampland separating Panama and Colombia.
The Yazoo River, strategically important during the Civil War because it bounded Vicksburg, Mississippi, was difficult for the North to capture due to its swampland terrain.
30pm Anti-social ogre Shrek resolves to stop an evil ruler from banishing fairy-tale characters to his swampland home.
35pm) Anti-social ogre Shrek resolves to stop an evil ruler from banishing fairytale characters to his swampland home.
Police are struggling to recover the remains because the remote scene is surrounded by deep mud and alligatorinfested swampland.
IF you want to steer yourself through swampland in an exciting safari expedition, you might expect to have to fly out to the Everglades or deepest, darkest Africa.