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wetland (plural wetlands)
- (usually in the plural) Land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas.
- 2013 January, Nancy Langston, “The Fraught History of a Watery World”, in American Scientist, volume 101, number 1, archived from the original on 22 January 2013, page 59:
- European adventurers found themselves within a watery world, a tapestry of streams, channels, wetlands, lakes and lush riparian meadows enriched by floodwaters from the Mississippi River.
land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas