English version

fenland

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfenlandfen‧land /ˈfenlənd, -lænd/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 a fen
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fenlandThen it follows a former railway line to Woodhall Spa before crossing fenland on its way to the cathedral city of Lincoln.Such conditions produced a very isolated way of life for fenland farmers.From the late eighteenth century onwards, normal parliamentary Acts of Enclosure authorised the break-up of many thousands of acres of fenland.Under the pressure of population growth the fenland holdings were broken down into smaller and smaller fragments.In 1910, the Hon Charles Rothschild purchased 138 hectares of this fenland fragment and declared it a nature reserve.
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