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marshnoun

uk   /mɑːʃ/  us   /mɑːrʃ/
[C or U] ground near a lake, a river, or the sea that often floods and is always wet: At the mouth of the river is a large area of marsh. Rain had been falling steadily all day and the ground had become a marsh.
marshes [plural] UK
a large area of marsh: At low tide in the estuary, cows graze on the marshes.
(Definition of marsh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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marshnoun [C/U]

 us   /mɑrʃ/
an area of low, wet land, usually covered with tall grasses: [C] The marshes along the coast are home to many shorebirds.
marshy
adjective  us   /ˈmɑr·ʃi/
marshy ground
(Definition of marsh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marsh”
in Korean 습지…
in Arabic مُسْتَنْقَع…
in Malaysian paya…
in French marécage…
in Russian болото…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沼澤, 濕地…
in Italian palude, acquitrino…
in Turkish bataklık…
in Polish bagno, moczary…
in Spanish ciénaga, marisma, pantano…
in Vietnamese đầm lầy…
in Portuguese charco, brejo, pântano…
in Thai บึง…
in German der Sumpf…
in Catalan aiguamoll, maresma…
in Japanese 沼地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沼泽, 湿地…
in Indonesian paya-paya…
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