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swamp·land

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

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

(ˈswɒmpˌlænd)

n.
land or an area covered with swamps.
[1655–65, Amer.]
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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
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swampland

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

swampland

[ˈswɒmplænd] Nciénaga f, pantano m, marisma f
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swampland

[ˈswɒmplænd] nterres fpl marécageuses
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swampland

[ˈswɒmpˌlænd] npalude f, zona paludosa
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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."
They venture off the beaten track into mystical swampland where Louis places the pet's lifeless body in the ground.
The snake is the largest python ever removed from Big Cypress National Preserve, a 729,000-acre expanse of swampland west of Miami in South Florida, CNN reported on Sunday citing a statement on the preserve's Facebook page.
Over half of the lake's area is taken up by small islands, reedbeds and mudbanks, and a belt of swampland across the middle divides the northern and southern halves.
The name Malate comes from 'maalat,' the Filipino word for salty, as this district used to be a seawater swampland.
when he opened SM North Edsa over 30 years ago in the swampland of Quezon City.
Several were bailed out down the road with other federal gifts, including the Swampland grant that gave Minnesota 4.7 million more acres.
Stalking squirrels all those years in the south Alabama swampland honed my skills.
Summary: In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.S.
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.