marsh definition

  • noun:
    • a place of soft, damp, low-lying land, characterized by grassy vegetation and often forming a transition zone between water and land.
    • a place of reasonable, wet land, usually with high lawn.
    • A tract of smooth damp land, generally covered partly or completely with water; a fen; a swamp; a morass.
    • A tract of water-soaked or partly overflowed land; wet, miry, or swampy ground; a piece of reduced ground frequently pretty much wet by reason of overflow, or scattered swimming pools, but frequently nearly or wholly dried out in a few seasons; a swamp; a fen. Reasonable land at the mercy of overflow by the tides is called salt-marsh or tide-marsh.
    • In Australia, a drained meadow. Start to see the plant.
    • low-lying damp land with grassy plant life; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    • united states of america artist (1898-1954)
    • New Zealand composer of investigator stories (1899-1982)

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