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wetland Syllabification: wet·land
Pronunciation: /ˈwetˌland/

Definition of wetland in English:


(also wetlands)
Land consisting of marshes or swamps; saturated land.
Example sentences
  • Breeds on wetlands, moorland, water-side meadows, both coastal and inland.
  • Its large lagoons, mangrove wetlands, and swamps full of wild orchids and rare birds are all protected by the National Trust.
  • It is also released naturally from swamps, wetlands and the ocean.
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