Wetland definition

wĕtlănd
Frequency:
Swamps or marshes.
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A low-lying area of land that is saturated with moisture, especially when regarded as the natural habitat of wildlife. Marshes, swamps, and bogs are examples of wetlands.
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A lowland area, such as a marsh or swamp, that is saturated with moisture.

A program to preserve our state's wetlands.

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An area of land characterized by swamps, marshes, etc. that is preserved for wildlife.
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Land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wetland
Plural:
wetlands