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Definition of "marsh" []

  • An area of soft, wet, low-lying land, characterized by grassy vegetation and often forming a transition zone between water and land. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "marsh" in a sentence
  • "Scientistific reports that the marsh is recovering and the oil damage may not be as bad as once thought are met with skepticism by the fishing community here."
  • "How many jobs did it create to study the Odor of pig farms, Or pay AIG bonuses, or to save a frickin marsh mouse in the San Francisco Bay area, Or pave another runway for Murtha's air port that is virtually un-used? .."
  • "The marsh is full of great mystery and oozes with teeming life."