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mangrove swamp

noun
1.
a coastal marine swamp of tropical or subtropical regions that is dominated by mangrove trees.
Origin of mangrove swamp
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • If a man could choose his last resting-place, wouldn't this blue water be much nicer than a mangrove swamp in Africa.

    The League of the Leopard Harold Bindloss
  • He came from the mangrove swamp where it ran down into the sea.

    Into the Primitive Robert Ames Bennet
  • Just across a mangrove swamp at his back was the city; before him lay his schooner, her bowsprit pointing seaward.

  • At that time the only dry ground was a narrow island in the mangrove swamp.

    The Fijians Basil Thomson
  • Their next trouble was a strip of mangrove swamp which a cat couldn't have crawled through.

    Dick in the Everglades A. W. Dimock
  • The first I knew, a cloud of spears sailed out of the mangrove swamp at me.

    South Sea Tales Jack London
  • mangrove swamp and small coconut groves occur along the coast.

  • Mother would not thank me for bringing you through that mangrove swamp and risking fever.

    Queensland Cousins Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
  • But the Maluka thought it looked more like a section of a mangrove swamp, piles and all.

    We of the Never-Never Jeanie "Mrs. Aeneas" Gunn
  • Marston hated their monotonous buzzing, for there is something about a mangrove swamp that frays a white man's nerves.

    Wyndham's Pal Harold Bindloss

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