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noun as in swamp

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As part of a 20-plus-years project, researchers and volunteers spread more than 70 million eelgrass seeds over plots covering more than 200 hectares, just beyond the wide expanses of salt marsh off the southern end of Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

Over the years, the expansion of coastal marshes and the retreat of the region’s forests have also upended local communities and livelihoods.

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Home to sand dunes and marsh, it sits along the coast of Delaware.

She and her team have created study plots with randomly placed patches of marsh and mangrove.

Scientists have linked the health of marsh grasses to the ability of shorelines to absorb the energy of waves.

Following a conversation with Marsh, the two met at a pub in London.

The landscape looks something like the marsh behind the Toys ‘R’ Us where Tony Soprano might bury a body in Jersey.

The actual field, where Richard was unhorsed and slain in a medieval marsh, is more than a mile away to the southwest.

Since 1977, Star Wars has been an essential touchstone for both Povenmire and Marsh.

“There are a lot of diehard fans who I think are genuinely worried about Disney doing Star Wars,” admits Marsh.

Sometimes in the case of large plants, cones have been known to occur on the tips of the branches of the Marsh Horsetail.

Herbert Marsh, professor of divinity in the university of Cambridge, England, died.

The hills disappear some miles above this city, and henceforward to the sea all is flat and tame as a marsh.

It cut its zigzag way through the marsh for many miles, and they could follow its course with the eye but a few feet at a time.

Here and there, but far away, a mast or sail rose above the level surface of the marsh.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to marsh, such as: bog, estuary, fen, mire, morass, and moss.

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