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wetland

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noun wet·land \ˈwet-ˌland, -lənd\

Simple Definition of wetland

  • : an area of land (such as a marsh or swamp) that is covered with shallow water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wetland

  1. :  land or areas (as marshes or swamps) that are covered often intermittently with shallow water or have soil saturated with moisture —usually used in plural

Examples of wetland in a sentence

  1. <the conservation board has not always been rigorous in protecting the wetlands from development>



1669

First Known Use of wetland

1669



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