swampland

noun
swamp·​land | \ ˈswämp-ˌland How to pronounce swampland (audio) , ˈswȯmp-\

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Synonyms for swampland

Synonyms

bog, fen, marsh, marshland, mire, moor, morass, muskeg, slough (also slew), swamp, wash, wetland

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Examples of swampland in a Sentence

attempting to build on swampland the ecology of the coastal swamplands

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Walt Disney spent the mid-1960s anonymously snatching up Florida ranches and swampland. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 But download the corresponding smartphone app, point the camera at the wall, and see plastic six-pack rings float near the manatee or watch the looming Burmese python give way to a video of the invasive species slithering in swampland. Erin Berger, Outside Online, "This Beautiful Art Makes Climate Change Feel Visceral," 24 July 2019 Walt Disney spent the mid-1960s anonymously snatching up Florida ranches and swampland. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 Full of outlandish stories, eccentrics and lessons in neighborliness, Grant’s report from the Mississippi swampland washes down like sweet tea. BostonGlobe.com, "Location, location, location," 18 July 2019 Then there's the state's strange geography: swampland infested with alligators and pythons, the most sinkholes in the nation. Author: Logan Hill, Anchorage Daily News, "Is it OK to laugh at Florida Man?," 16 July 2019 Walt Disney spent the mid-1960s anonymously snatching up Florida ranches and swampland. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 Orlando Walt Disney spent the mid-1960s anonymously snatching up Florida ranches and swampland. Noy Thrupkaew, Washington Post, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too.," 21 June 2019 Walt Disney spent the mid-1960s anonymously snatching up Florida ranches and swampland. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019

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First Known Use of swampland

1662, in the meaning defined above

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swampland

noun

English Language Learners Definition of swampland

: wet land that is partly covered with water

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