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Definition of "fenland" [fenland]

  • A kind of low-lying ground, often wet or marshy (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fenland" in a sentence
  • "The river Tern, which flows south from the Weald Moors – an ancient fenland that had been drained by the 18th century – met the Severn at Atcham and backed up across fields into parkland at Attingham."
  • "The fenland landscape may be flat and dreary; these stories are anything but."
  • "The 30 fiercely imagined stories in Jon McGregor's collection share an extraordinary topophilia: each bears as its subtitle the name of a fenland town or village, and even in tales that range widely across space and time we never lose touch with the flat Lincolnshire landscape."