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Definition of Swamp

Swamp

  1. Wet, spongy land; soft, low ground saturated with water, but not usually covered with it; marshy ground away from the seashore.
  2. To plunge or sink into a swamp.
  3. To cause (a boat) to become filled with water; to capsize or sink by whelming with water.
  4. Fig.: To plunge into difficulties and perils; to overwhelm; to ruin; to wreck.
  5. To sink or stick in a swamp; figuratively, to become involved in insuperable difficulties.
  6. To become filled with water, as a boat; to founder; to capsize or sink; figuratively, to be ruined; to be wrecked.

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Swamp Translations

swamp in Dutch is broek, drasland, moeras, moer
swamp in Finnish is suo
swamp in German is Sumpf
swamp in Italian is palude
swamp in Spanish is pantano
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