swampland

[ swomp-land ]
/ ˈswɒmpˌlænd /

noun

land or an area covered with swamps.

Nearby words

  1. swamp sparrow,
  2. swamp white oak,
  3. swamper,
  4. swampfish,
  5. swamphen,
  6. swampscott,
  7. swampy,
  8. swamy,
  9. swan,
  10. swan dive

Origin of swampland

An Americanism dating back to 1655–65; swamp + land

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British Dictionary definitions for swampland

swampland

/ (ˈswɒmpˌlænd) /

noun

a permanently waterlogged area; marshland
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