Definition of Swamps

1. Noun. (plural of swamp) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of swamp) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Swamps

1. swamp [v] - See also: swamp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamps

swampers
swamphen
swamphens
swampier
swampiest
swampily
swampiness
swampinesses
swamping
swampings
swampish
swampland
swamplands
swamplife
swamplike
swamps (current term)
swampy
swampy beggar-ticks
swamy
swan
swan's-down
swan's down
swan-dive
swan-flower
swan-neck
swan boat
swan boats
swan dive
swan hopping
swan orchid

Literary usage of Swamps

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

1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"The trees growing on the margins of the swamps, and in swamps where the moisture is very unequally distributed through the growing season have a far larger ..."

2. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"swamps 243. Definition and Classification.—A large proportion of the land ... A majority of swamps are nearly or quite level, yet the soil on mountain sides ..."

3. Report of the State Geologist by New York State Geological Survey, James Hall, Frederick James Hamilton Merrill (1904)
"Fresh-water swamps. Though marine marshes and fresh-water swamps are sharply defined in the character of the vegetation and in the periodicity of inundation ..."

4. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1900)
"EFFECT ON CEDAR swamps. White Cedar is extremely sensitive to fire and is ... As a rule, however, Cedar swamps will not burn except in the early summer, ..."

5. Annual Report by Florida Geological Survey (1909)
"As before stated the swamp land of southern • Florida includes the great saw-grass morass of the Everglades, the cypress swamps and strands around its edges ..."

6. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"If there be no outlet for the water, swamps or peat-bogs may be formed. Either swamps or bogs may be caused by rain, snow- or spring-water, or water from ..."

7. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"The trees growing on the margins of the swamps, and in swamps where the moisture is very unequally distributed through the growing season have a far larger ..."

8. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"swamps 243. Definition and Classification.—A large proportion of the land ... A majority of swamps are nearly or quite level, yet the soil on mountain sides ..."

9. Report of the State Geologist by New York State Geological Survey, James Hall, Frederick James Hamilton Merrill (1904)
"Fresh-water swamps. Though marine marshes and fresh-water swamps are sharply defined in the character of the vegetation and in the periodicity of inundation ..."

10. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1900)
"EFFECT ON CEDAR swamps. White Cedar is extremely sensitive to fire and is ... As a rule, however, Cedar swamps will not burn except in the early summer, ..."

11. Annual Report by Florida Geological Survey (1909)
"As before stated the swamp land of southern • Florida includes the great saw-grass morass of the Everglades, the cypress swamps and strands around its edges ..."

12. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"If there be no outlet for the water, swamps or peat-bogs may be formed. Either swamps or bogs may be caused by rain, snow- or spring-water, or water from ..."

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