Definition of marsh
: a tract of soft wet land usually characterized by monocotyledons (such as grasses or cattails)
Examples of marsh in a Sentence
a wide expanse of marsh
the marshes along the coast support a remarkable profusion of plants and animals
Recent Examples of marsh from the Web
But the vehicle is also used to take especially Syrian refugees from a nearby marsh to the large but dark basement underneath Ahad’s garage and from there, when the weather allows it, onto a boat that’ll take them to nearby Greece.
For 60 years, members of the Willow Aces deer camp have come to this same slice of Oneida County cedar swamp, riverbed marsh and wooded ridges.
Unique to Big Pine are fresh water marshes and pools, which are big draws for wildlife.
On Wednesday, that included an exercise collecting water samples from the Middle Branch and seeing up close that its marshes are strewn with trash and teeming with life.
Kinderdijk, which translates to children's dike, lies in the Alblasserwaard polder (land that's been reclaimed from the sea, marshes or river floodplains) at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers.
A tern — one of many seabirds common to the marshes the group was touring in Masonville Cove.
For the best photographs, take the long wooden walkway in front of the lighthouse that leads to a gazebo in a freshwater marsh.
A Portland Parks & Recreation employee on Tuesday found a body in the marsh at Beggars Tick Park, 5801 S.E. 111th Ave.
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MARSH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of marsh for English Language Learners
: an area of soft, wet land that has many grasses and other plants
MARSH Defined for Kids
Definition of marsh for Students
: an area of soft wet land with grasses and related plants
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