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Definition of "swampland" [swampland]

  • Land of swampy consistency or having many swamps on it. (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 "swampland" in a sentence
  • "This is the key problem with locating our capital city in swampland … no cliffs!"
  • "The houses on the north side of the street border one of the many man-made lakes that dot the area, by-products of the efforts to drain swampland for development."
  • "I'm sure you could provide us here in swampland with an in-depth breakdown on the various political groups and philosophies active within the nation."