a region, area, or district characterized by marshes, swamps, bogs, or the like.

before 1150; Middle English mershland, Old English merscland. See marsh, land Unabridged
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marshland (ˈmɑːʃlənd)
land consisting of marshes

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Example sentences
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.
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