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marshy

adjective uk   /ˈmɑː.ʃi/ us    /ˈmɑːr-/
A marshy area of land is always wet, like a marsh: This area was very marshy before the drainage system was installed.
Translations of “marshy”
in Korean 습한…
in Arabic مُستَنقَعي…
in Portuguese pantanoso, palustre, paludoso…
in Catalan pantanós…
in Japanese 湿地の…
in Italian paludoso, acquitrinoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沼澤般的(濕軟的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沼泽般的(湿软的)…
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