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English definition of “swamp”

swamp

verb [T] (COVER)    /swɒmp/ US  /swɑːmp/
to cover a place or thing with a large amount of water: High tides have swamped the coast. The boat was swamped by an enormous wave.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
(Definition of swamp verb (COVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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