Definition of Bogland

1. Noun. Land that is predominantly boggy; marshland. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bogland

1. marshland [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bogland

bogging off
boggish
boggle
boggled
boggler
bogglers
boggles
bogglesome
boggling
bogglingly
bogglish
boggsite
boggy
bogie
bogies
bogland (current term)
boglands
bogle
bogles
boglet
boglets
bogmat
bogoak
bogoaks
bogon
bogon filter
bogong
bogongs
bogons
bogosities

Literary usage of Bogland

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1. The Isle of the Shamrock by Clifton Johnson (1901)
"XI A bogland SCHOOLMASTER \ORMERLY the school- house had been a dwelling, and a family still lived in one end. It was close by the roadside, a low, ..."

2. Poet Lore (1905)
"Man originates in bogland and wades awhile in bogland and makes bogland and oozes back again into bogland — and that is the end of the song. ..."

3. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"A bogland, meadow, or woodland orchid, with fleshy-fibrous roots. ... Tall, damp woodland or bogland orchid, with fleshy-fibrous or palmate roots. ..."

4. Transactions (1902)
"There was another matter which was of interest, and that was, out of the 48 miles of railway how many miles of it passed through bogland? ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1894)
"By JANE BARLOW, author of " Irish Idylls " and " bogland Studies. ... bogland Studies. Sixth edition. ..."

6. Ireland's Literary Renaissance by Ernest Augustus Boyd (1922)
"More properly to be counted among the prose writers of the Revival is the author whose poems, bogland Studies, have already been mentioned as preliminary to ..."

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