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marsh

noun 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.
Translations of “marsh”
in Korean 습지…
in Arabic مُسْتَنْقَع…
in French marécage…
in Turkish bataklık…
in Italian palude, acquitrino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沼澤, 濕地…
in Russian болото…
in Polish bagno, moczary…
in Spanish ciénaga, pantano…
in Portuguese charco, brejo, pântano…
in German der Sumpf…
in Catalan aiguamoll, maresma…
in Japanese 沼地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沼泽, 湿地…
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