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marchland

[mahrch-land, -luh nd]
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noun
  1. borderland.

Origin of marchland

First recorded in 1540–50; march2 + land
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Examples from the Web for marchland

Historical Examples

  • In Marchland a woman used to bleed patients for a few pence per arm.

    The Funny Side of Physic

    A. D. Crabtre


British Dictionary definitions for marchland

marchland

noun
  1. a less common word for borderland, march 2
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