Sentence Examples


  • Between the valleys of the Aa and the Maas lies the long stretch of heavy high-fen called the Peel ("marshy land").
  • The name of Mannheim was connected with its present site in the 8th century, when a small village belonging to the abbey of Lorsch lay in the marshy district between the Neckar and the Rhine.
  • The coastline is, in general, undefined and marshy, and broken into numerous bays and peninsulas.
  • South of the Bermejo the land is more elevated and drier, though large depressions covered with marshy lagoons are to be found, similar to those farther north.
  • The Loire rises in Mont Gerbier de Jonc, in the range of the Vivarais mountains, flows due north to Nevers, then turns to the north-west as far as Orleans, in the neighborhood of which it separates the marshy region of the Sologne (~.v.) on the south from the wheat-growing region of Beauce and the Gtinais on the north.

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