pocosin definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly Southern Atlantic U.S. A swamp in an upland seaside area. Also known as regionally dismal.
    • a reduced, wooded swamp in (especially seaside) Eastern Maryland or Virginia; a palustrine wetland with deep, acid peat grounds.
    • See the quotation.
    • A tract of reduced land; a swamp; a marsh.

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