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swamp in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswampswamp1 /swɒmp $ swɑːmp/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  DNSGland that is always very wet or covered with a layer of waterswampy adjective the soft, swampy ground
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swampThe ceaseless deluge had turned the small front yard of the cottage into a swamp.Tax revenues allocated for education disappeared into a swamp of corruption.The middle of United's notorious pitch was a swamp long before kick-off, posing the threat of stamina-sapping conditions.With its loss of flow, the river's old mouth had silted up, thus forming the lagoon and swamp.On the walls are framed prints of herons and egrets in cypress swamps and watery glades.But witnesses in a nearby aircraft said the plane flew directly into the swamp.The following day we flew into the swamps in a six-seater plane.