follow Dictionary.com

What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?

marshland

[mahrsh-land] /ˈmɑrʃˌlænd/
noun
1.
a region, area, or district characterized by marshes, swamps, bogs, or the like.
Origin
1150
before 1150; Middle English mershland, Old English merscland. See marsh, land
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for marshland
  • Fertilizer runoff can be recaptured by diverting a portion of river water into settling ponds or marshland behind levees.
  • What you can do to protect your marshland home and tips on living safely in a marshland environment.
  • They flourished, and he began filling in more marshland, making more ponds as he added new varieties of flowers.
  • Today the marshland habitat has returned and supports a rich variety of marsh plants, birds and other animals.
  • The marshland areas were primarily used for food from the plants and small animals found there.
  • The topography is characterized by flat, low marshland subject to flooding, especially with easterly winds.
British Dictionary definitions for marshland

marshland

/ˈmɑːʃlənd/
noun
1.
land consisting of marshes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for marshland
n.

Old English mersclond; see marsh + land (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for marshland

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for marshland

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends