Meaning of MANGROVE in English

MANGROVE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

forest

The mangrove forest in the region has already been reduced by half.

Chokoria Sunderban, an 18,000-hectare mangrove forest in Cox's Bazar, has been totally destroyed.

There are the giant mangrove forests at the mouth of the Ganges, where a few Bengal tigers still flourish.

Specialized intertidal communities of enormous significance are the mangrove forests of the tropics.

swamp

The region's wetlands, mangrove swamps and coral reefs are also seen as under threat.

At one extreme are pure, natural ecosystems like an alpine meadow or a mangrove swamp .

Here it had a devastating effect on seagrass beds and mangrove swamps .

The hamlet was a small and simple place, with a mangrove swamp at its western end.

Its mangrove swamps are rapidly being wiped out by pollution from the satellite towns that are springing up along the shore.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At one extreme are pure, natural ecosystems like an alpine meadow or a mangrove swamp.

Behind the mangroves lay low scrub, lagoons, and then narrow flats planted with sugar cane.

Navigation here means island-hopping, sheltering from any sudden storms, and not losing sight of the shore, lined with mangroves.

The mangrove forest in the region has already been reduced by half.

The outlook for this once beautiful natural coast, its mangroves and marine life looks bleak.

There are the giant mangrove forests at the mouth of the Ganges, where a few Bengal tigers still flourish.

When the tide goes out it leaves mud that the mangroves are trying to colonise.

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