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marsh /mɑrʃ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Ecologyan area of waterlogged soil covered with tall grasses.
marsh•y, adj.,  -i•er, -i•est. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
marsh  (märsh),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Ecologya tract of low wet land, often treeless and periodically inundated, generally characterized by a growth of grasses, sedges, cattails, and rushes.
marshlike′, adj. 
  • bef. 900; Middle English mershe, Old English mer(i)sc (cognate with German Marsch). See mere2, -ish1; compare marais, marish, morass
    swamp, bog, fen, marshland, wetland.

Marsh  (märsh),USA pronunciation n. 
    Dame (Edith) Ngai•o  (nīō),USA pronunciation 1899–1982, New Zealand writer of detective novels.
  1. BiographicalReginald, 1898–1954, U.S. painter and illustrator.


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Marsh /mɑːʃ/ n
  1. Dame (Edith) Ngaio (ˈnaɪəʊ). 1899–1981, New Zealand crime writer, living in Britain (from 1928). Her many detective novels include Final Curtain (1947) and Last Ditch (1977)
  2. Rodney (William). born 1947, Australian cricketer. He finished his career with a world record of 355 Test match dismissals



marsh /mɑːʃ/ n
  1. low poorly drained land that is sometimes flooded and often lies at the edge of lakes, streams, etc
    Compare swamp
Etymology: Old English merisc; related to German Marsch, Dutch marsk; related to mere²



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