Definition of Marsh

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, Marshland
Specialized synonyms: Salt Marsh
Generic synonyms: Wetland
Derivative terms: Marshy

2. Noun. United States painter (1898-1954).
Exact synonyms: Reginald Marsh
Generic synonyms: Painter

3. Noun. New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982).
Exact synonyms: Ngaio Marsh
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Marsh

1. n. A tract of soft wet land, commonly covered partially or wholly with water; a fen; a swamp; a morass.

Definition of Marsh

1. Proper noun. (surname topographic from=Middle English dot=) for someone living by a (term marsh). ¹

2. Noun. An area of low, wet land, often with tall grass. ¹

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Definition of Marsh

1. a tract of low, wet land [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Marsh

1. A tract of wet land principally inhabitated by partially-submerged herbaceous vegetation. (05 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marsh

marry come up
marry in haste, repent at leisure
marry me
marry off
marsh (current term)
marsh St-John's wort
marsh andromeda
marsh bellflower
marsh buck
marsh buggy
marsh clematis
marsh cress
marsh deer
marsh elder
marsh felwort
marsh fern
marsh fever
marsh fritillaries

Literary usage of Marsh

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Along the east boundary of Scott's highland, separating It from the marsh, Is a "gut" or channel which "heads up" from Magothy Bay to or beyond the point at ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"marsh, in full payment and settlement of said balance due for said store goods, after said payment of one thousand dollars, the following described notes of ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1862)
"The action of chlorine upon marsh-gas has been the subject of an important investigation by Regnault, who has shown that the gradual substitution of ..."

4. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"... vorax marsh Uri/nli'xli'x rnrn.r marsh, Additional I'emains of Jurassic Mammals. Amer. ... marsh. Notice of Jurassic Mammals representing two Xew ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1916)
"2), or the open lagoons, or bays, are completely invaded and converted into a salt marsh of fairly large size. The tidal channels, or thoroughfares, ..."

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