[ peet-land ]
/ ˈpitˌlænd /
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an extensive tract of land where peat has formed.
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British Dictionary definitions for peatland
/ (ˈpiːtˌlænd) /
an area of land consisting of peat bogs, usually containing many species of flora and fauna
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