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Definition of "marshland" [marshland]

  • A marshy tract of 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 "marshland" in a sentence
  • "[Arianne] Prevost, 23 ... claimed the 11-foot gator at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in marshland between Lake Washington and Lake Winder."
  • "Lake Alaotra is also home to the Alaotra lemur Hapalemur griseus alaotrensis [image at left]: the only primate that spends most of its life in marshland."
  • "The marshland was a fertile and thriving place, catalyzed with life large and small."