noun[mass noun] (also wetlands)
- Land consisting of marshes or swamps; saturated land: the draining of British wetlands [count noun]: the lake is recognized as a wetland of great international importance [as modifier]: wetland habitatsMore 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.