swampland

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

Definition of swampland

:swamp 1

Examples of swampland in a Sentence

  1. attempting to build on swampland

  2. the ecology of the coastal swamplands

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First Known Use of swampland

1662

swampland Synonyms

Synonyms
bog, fen, marsh, marshland, mire, moor, morass, muskeg, slough (also slew or slue), swamp, wash, wetland
Related Words
swale; quagmire; guck (or gook), muck, mud, ooze, slime, slop, sludge, slush

SWAMPLAND Defined for English Language Learners

swampland

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Definition of swampland for English Language Learners

  • : wet land that is partly covered with water



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