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maremma

[muh-rem-uh] /məˈrɛm ə/
noun, plural maremme
[muh-rem-ee] /məˈrɛm i/ (Show IPA)
1.
a marshy region near the seashore, especially in Italy.
2.
the miasma associated with such a region.
Origin of maremma
1825-1835
1825-35; < Italian < Latin maritima, feminine of maritimus maritime
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maremma

/məˈrɛmə/
noun (pl) -me (-miː)
1.
a marshy unhealthy region near the shore, esp in Italy
Word Origin
C19: from Italian, from Latin maritimamaritime
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