Meaning of SWAMP in English


Freshwater wetland ecosystem characterized by poorly drained mineral soils and plant life dominated by trees.

Swamps have a sufficient water supply to keep the ground waterlogged, and the water has a high-enough mineral content to stimulate decay of organisms and to prevent the accumulation of organic materials. They are found throughout the world. See also marsh .


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Big Cypress Swamp

Congaree Swamp National Monument

Dismal Swamp

The Swamp Fox

{{link=Okefenokee Swamp">Okefenokee Swamp

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