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Definition of "peat-bog" []

  • The common name in the United States for those accumulations of peat which are know by this name in Great Britain, but also, and more generally (except in Ireland), as peat-mosses and peat-moors. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "peat-bog" in a sentence
  • "The peat-bog is formed of Juncus effusus with Spagnum rugegense."
  • "This is what spewed forth: Peter Tzinski was born at an early age, in a peat-bog named Peat Bog -- for which he was named -- in Louisiana."
  • ""All high-temperature records have been beaten, never has this country seen anything like this, and we simply have no experience of working in such conditions," Moscow emergency official Yuri Besedin said Friday, adding that 31 forest fires and 15 peat-bog fires were burning in the Moscow region alone."
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