Definition of wetland in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwɛtlənd


[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 habitats
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    • 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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