marshland

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marsh·land

 (märsh′lănd′)
n.
A marshy tract of land.

marshland

(ˈmɑːʃlənd)
n
(Physical Geography) land consisting of marshes

marsh•land

(ˈmɑrʃˌlænd)

n.
a habitat that is dominated by marshes, swamps, bogs, and the like.
[before 1150]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marshland - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetationmarshland - 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

marshland

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

marshland

[ˈmɑːʃlænd] Npantanal m
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First, after we left the river, we worked toward the west till we came to a small stream that flowed through marshlands. Here we turned away toward the north, skirting the marshes and after several days arriving at what I have called Long Lake.
Every now and then through the stillness came the sharp crack of a rifle from the snipers lying hidden in the little stretches of woodland and marshland away on the right.
San Rafael, where we were to turn our catch over to the authorities, communicated with the bay by way of a long and tortuous slough, or marshland creek, which could be navigated only when the tide was in.
For two hours they marched through forest and marshland, along the left bank of the river Aveyron; Sir Nigel riding behind his Company, with Alleyne at his right hand, and Johnston, the old master bowman, walking by his left stirrup.
Yet, to his surprise, he was suddenly aware that the seat opposite to him had been noiselessly taken by a girl whose eyes, also, were fixed with curious intentness upon the broad expanse of marshland and sands across which the train was slowly making its way.
Drained by order of Saddam Hussein to deprive his political opponents of habitat, the expansive marshes at the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, known as the Mesopotamian marshlands, may have been a model for the Biblical Garden of Eden.
Omaar was at the festival for a talk entitled Iraqi Aftermath: Restoring the Marshlands. Following the session, which also featured Liberal peer Baroness Nicholson and distinguished Arabist Peter Clarke, he attended a reception to launch an appeal for the restoration of the marshlands, which were drained by Saddam Hussein during the early '90s.
The company has just introduced a new cruise service on the Paraguay River from Asuncion to the Pantanal and Pilar Marshlands. Phone: 595-21-211-747.
Soil analysis shows the Egyptians couldn't resist building the city on marshlands at the gateway to the Nile.
Marshlands need grazing by stock and wet woodlands require careful management of the trees.
Unlike a normal seaside beach, the marshlands near the mouth of the river - dotted with warrens and gullies - fill up from all directions.
Contract notice: The coast guard, marshlands wharfage stromstad.