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fenland

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

(ˈfɛnˌlænd, -lənd)

n.
a low area of marshy ground.
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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
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Translations

fenland

[ˈfenlənd] N (Brit) → terreno m pantanoso, marisma f
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