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swampland Line breaks: swamp|land
Pronunciation: /ˈswɒmpland/

Definition of swampland in English:


[mass noun] (also swamplands)
Land consisting of swamps: many had trekked through swampland to reach the border
More example sentences
  • He was hunting in the flooded, thickly wooded swampland of Bayou Meto in Arkansas with a couple of his buddies, and having a good day.
  • At least 50,000 snakes overwinter in these dens every year, dispersing into the surrounding muskeg swampland during summer.
  • It was a large, indoor school that sat upon a sandy island surrounded by marshy swampland.

Words that rhyme with swampland

Thailand • Rhineland

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