swampland

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noun swamp·land \ˈswämp-ˌland, ˈswȯmp-\

Examples of swampland in a sentence

  1. attempting to build on swampland

  2. the ecology of the coastal swamplands

1662

First Known Use of swampland

1662


SWAMPLAND Defined for English Language Learners

swampland

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noun swamp·land \ˈswämp-ˌland, ˈswȯmp-\

Definition of swampland for English Language Learners

  • : wet land that is partly covered with water



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