Definition of wetland in English:

wetland

Line breaks: wet|land
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛtlənd
 
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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 habitats
More 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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