land or an area covered with swamps.

1655–65, Americanism; swamp + land

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swampland (ˈswɒmpˌlænd)
a permanently waterlogged area; marshland

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Example sentences
Vast stretches of new swampland are a breeding-ground for malarial mosquitoes.
Eradicating swampland also threatens economic activity.
Vegetation was cut back, and a hundred thousand acres of swampland were drained.
Initially responsible for administering swampland selections and cancellation
  of swampland lists.
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