Definition of Marshland

1. Noun. Low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water. "The fens of eastern England"

Exact synonyms: Fen, Fenland, Marsh
Specialized synonyms: Salt Marsh
Generic synonyms: Wetland
Derivative terms: Marshy



Definition of Marshland

1. Noun. marshy land; bog or fen ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marshland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marshland

marshalling
marshalling yard
marshalls
marshals
marshalship
marshalships
marshbuck
marshbucks
marshes
marshier
marshiest
marshily
marshiness
marshinesses
marshland (current term)
marshlands
marshlike
marshmallow
marshmallow fluff
marshmallow root
marshmallows
marshmallowy
marshmellow
marshrutka
marshrutkas
marshside
marshwort
marshworts
marshy

Literary usage of Marshland

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1. The Building and Ornamental Stones of Wisconsin by Ernest Robertson Buckley (1898)
"Near the top of the bluff at marshland, a small quarry is operated by Mr. ... At Bluff Siding, about 2} miles north of marshland, is a quarry owned by JW ..."

2. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"... OUSE, AND TRENT marshland THE STORY OK GOOLE— THE LOWER OUSE—HOWDEN AND ITS CHURCH. I JHE high-roads which connect Hull with the west side of the East ..."

3. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk: Drawn Up for the by Arthur Young (1813)
"... of marshland is probably a relict or' deposition of the sea ; it is a silt, or warp clay of great fertility, upon a sandy silt at various depths, ..."

4. The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters by Horace Walpole, John Wright (1842)
"You are quite in the right to sell your fief in marshland. I should be glad if you would take one step more, and quit marshland. We live, at least, ..."

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