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marsh

 (märsh)
n.
An area of low-lying land that is usually saturated with water and is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plants.

[Middle English, from Old English mersc; see mori- in Indo-European roots.]
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marsh

(mɑːʃ)
n
(Physical Geography) low poorly drained land that is sometimes flooded and often lies at the edge of lakes, streams, etc. Compare swamp1
[Old English merisc; related to German Marsch, Dutch marsk; related to mere2]
ˈmarshˌlike adj

Marsh

(mɑːʃ)
n
1. (Biography) Dame (Edith) Ngaio (ˈnaɪəʊ). 1899–1981, New Zealand crime writer, living in Britain (from 1928). Her many detective novels include Final Curtain (1947) and Last Ditch (1977)
2. (Biography) Rodney (William). born 1947, Australian cricketer: a wicketkeeper, he took 355 dismissals in 96 test matches (1970–84)
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marsh

(mɑrʃ)

n.
a tract of waterlogged soil, typically treeless and covered with emersed rushes, cattails, and other tall grasses.
[before 900; Old English mer(i)sc. See mere2, -ish1]
marsh′like`, adj.
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marsh

(märsh)
An area of low-lying wet land, often having an abundance of reeds and rushes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marsh - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetationmarsh - 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
2.Marsh - United States painter (1898-1954)
3.Marsh - New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982)
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marsh

noun swamp, moss (Scot. & Northern English dialect), bog, slough, fen, quagmire, morass a recently reclaimed saltwater marsh
Related words
adjective paludal
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marsh

noun
A usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water:
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Translations
سِبْخَةٌمُسْتَنْقَع، سَبْخَه
блатомочурищетресавище
bažina
marskmosesump
lodu
marskimaasuo
močvara
mocsár
mýrimÿri
湿原湿地
습지
palus
liūnaspelkėpelkinis
purvs
močvirje
kärrmyr
บึง
đầm lầy

marsh

[mɑːʃ]
A. Npantano m, ciénaga f; (= salt marsh) → marisma f
B. CPD marsh fever Npaludismo m
marsh gas Ngas m de los pantanos, metano m
marsh marigold Nbotón m de oro
marsh warbler Npapamoscas m inv
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marsh

[ˈmɑːrʃ] nmarais m, marécage m
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marsh

nSumpf m

marsh

:
marsh gas
nMethangas nt, → Sumpf- or Grubengas nt
marshland
nMarschland nt
marshmallow
n (= sweet)Marshmallow nt; (Bot) → Eibisch m
marsh marigold
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marsh

[mɑːʃ] npalude f
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marsh

(maːʃ) noun
(an area of) soft wet land. The heavy rainfall turned the land into a marsh.
ˈmarshy adjective
ˈmarshiness noun
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marsh

سِبْخَةٌ bažina marsk Sumpf βάλτος marisma suo marais močvara palude 습지 moeras sump bagno pântano болото myr บึง bataklık đầm lầy 湿地
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In the marshier area of the park, trenches had been cut to try to decrease the mosquito population.
Muskrats at the study area are largely limited to marshier parts of the area, as well as riparian corridor following WLC.
Some made it through inlets to the marshier backsides of the various islands, but most showed up on the beaches.