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marshes, plural;
  1. An area of low-lying land that is flooded in wet seasons or at high tide, and typically remains waterlogged at all times

  1. low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water; "thousands of acres of marshland"; "the fens of eastern England"
  2. United States painter (1898-1954)
  3. New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982)
  4. (marshy) boggy: (of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
  5. In geography, a marsh, or morass, is a type of wetland that is subject to frequent or continuous flood. Typically the water is shallow and features grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants.
  6. The Marsh is an American theater company that specializes in developing new performance. It is located in the Mission District of San Francisco, California.
  7. The Marsh is a 2006 Film directed by Jordan Barker and written by Michael Stokes. The horror film's tagline is: You can bury the past, but sometimes the past won't stay buried...
  8. (The Marshes) The Marshes are a punk band that includes Colin Sears (drums), Emil Busi (bass, vocals) and Steven Wardlaw (guitar). Colin Sears best known for playing with Dag Nasty in the mid-1980s to early 1990s formed The Marshes with longtime friend Emil Busi in 1994. ...
  9. An area of low, wet land, often with tall grass
  10. (marshy) Of, or resembling a marsh; boggy; Growing in marshy ground
  11. (MARSHES) wetlands with soils that are less organic than other wetlands, usually characterised by emergent vegetation such as cattails. Marshes usually have an equal area of open water and vegetation.
  12. (Marshes) Low, flat, waterlogged areas; including swamps.
  13. To dream of walking through marshy places, denotes illness resulting from overwork and worry. You will suffer much displeasure from the unwise conduct of a near relative.
  14. A type of wetland that does not accumulate appreciable peat deposits and is dominated by herbaceous vegetation. Marshes may be either fresh water or saltwater and tidal or non-tidal.
  15. Wetland without trees; in North America, this type of land is characterized by cattails and rushes.
  16. An emergent wetland seasonally flooded or usually wet and often dominated by one or a few plant species. Marshes can be either freshwater or saltwater.
  17. A wetland dominated by herbaceous or nonwoody plants often developing in shallow ponds or depressions, river margins, tidal areas, and estuaries.
  18. An area of low-lying wetlands. Mass Loading The mass of material entering an area per unit time, such as phosphorus loading, generally expressed as metric tons per year.
  19. a waterlogged area; swampy ground without trees.
  20. An area with soft, wet land (also called "wetland"). Marshes are very important because they help clean polluted water, and because many animals and plants live there.
  21. a wetland where the dominant vegetation is non-woody plants, such as salt grasses and sedges
  22. Permanently or periodically inundated, mostly or completely treeless vegetation dominated by semi-aquatic herbs or subshrubs.
  23. A community of water-tolerant, soft-bodied emergent plants and associated animals usually found in a basin of shallow water or on saturated soils fed primarily by underground water sources. ...
  24. (1) A periodically wet or continually flooded but nonpeat-forming ecosystem where the surface is not deeply submerged and supporting sedges, cattails, rushes or other hygrophytic plants. Subclasses include fresh and salt water marshes. ...
  25. Shallow-water areas that sustain water-loving plants such as cattail, sedge, arrowhead, bulrush, water-lily and pondweeds.