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pocosin

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noun po·co·sin \pə-ˈkō-sən\

Definition of pocosin

  1. :  an upland swamp of the coastal plain of the southeastern United States



Origin and Etymology of pocosin

probably from Virginia or North Carolina Algonquian


First Known Use: 1634

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