marshland

[ mahrsh-land ]
/ ˈmɑrʃˌlænd /

noun

a region, area, or district characterized by marshes, swamps, bogs, or the like.

Origin of marshland

before 1150; Middle English mershland, Old English merscland. See marsh, land
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British Dictionary definitions for marshland

marshland

/ (ˈmɑːʃlənd) /

noun

land consisting of marshes
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Word Origin and History for marshland

marshland


n.

Old English mersclond; see marsh + land (n.).

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