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1. marsh

noun. ['ˈmɑːrʃ'] low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water.

Synonyms

  • fenland
  • fen
  • wetland
  • marshland

Etymology

  • mersh (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Marsh

  • marsch
  • marche
  • larsh
  • karsh
  • harsh
  • harsch
  • barsh
  • barsch

Example sentences of the word marsh


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fish also are found in the creeks and parts of the marsh.

2. Adjective
For breaks along the way, there is a pavilion, observation tower and marsh observation point.

Quotes containing the word marsh


1. Marsh: Our best efforts were never even a mild annoyance to the Lord Ruler."Kelsier: Ah, but being an annoyance is something that I am very good at. In fact, I'm far more than just a 'mild' annoyance--people tell me I can be downright frustrating. Might as well use this talent for the cause of good, eh?
- Brandon Sanderson, Mistborn: The Final Empire

2. What in the blue star-blazes did you see in Jason?"he asked, still forcefully but with his frustration and jealousy under better control."For one thing, Djetth, he wasn't trying to kill me!"("Marsh", heroine of Insufficient Mating Material)
- Rowena Cherry, Insufficient Mating Material

3. Nevertheless, in this sea of human wretchedness and malice there bloomed at times compassion, as a pale flower blooms in a putrid marsh.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz, In Desert and Wilderness

2. Marsh

noun. New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982).

3. Marsh

noun. United States painter (1898-1954).

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