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mangrove swamp

noun
1.
a coastal marine swamp of tropical or subtropical regions that is dominated by mangrove trees.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • Besides lounging on the beach, take a birdwatching hike and count the flamingos or kayak through a mangrove swamp.
  • There's also a mangrove swamp and tropical hammocks.
  • Another chemical indicator of mangrove swamp drainage is low pH, which also reached a minimum in mid-estuary.
  • It li ves in the mangrove swamp and anywhere there is dense, leafy trees and shrubs.
  • Elsewhere the zone may be a coastal hammock, a pine flatland, or a mangrove swamp.
  • On the east side, the high land drops off to what was once the mangrove swamp.
  • These are the saltmarsh community and the mangrove swamp community.
  • The tough hills now disappeared, but in their place was a mangrove swamp waist deep.
  • It's built essentially on landfill and a mangrove swamp.

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