Definition of 'swamp'
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The stadium itself is built in a valley on swamp ground. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So many people had swamped what limited transport we had and a shuttle service was in operation. Broken Lives (1993)Within minutes the place was swamped with armed police who shouted at me to get back inside. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Behind the lagoons and swamps of the coastal belt is an area of thick forest. Geography Basic Facts (1983)But yesterday the university was swamped with angry calls amid a massive campaign for him to be kicked out. The Sun (2009)Organisers are expecting around 20,000 people to swamp the park. The Sun (2012)Another man died after a tanker was swamped by a wave in the Channel. The Sun (2012)I remember when this place was just swamp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My husband has since told me that he's been swamped at work and had a lot on his mind. The Sun (2006)The company's helpline was swamped with calls as commuters and family members tried to find out details of the incident. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Waves swamped towns and villages in East Anglia. The Sun (2013)I swamp people, and that's very difficult for somebody else to take all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Luckily we've been through so many swamps and rivers and I think they are far more scared of us than we are of them. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'swamp'
British English: swamp /swɒmp/ NOUN
A swamp is an area of wet land with wild plants growing in it.
I spent one night by a swamp listening to frogs.
- American English: swamp
- Arabic: مُسْتَنْقَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: pântano
- Chinese: 沼泽
- Croatian: močvara
- Czech: bažina
- Danish: sump
- Dutch: moeras
- European Spanish: ciénaga
- Finnish: suo
- French: marais
- German: Sumpf
- Greek: τέλμα
- Italian: palude
- Japanese: 沼地
- Korean: 습지
- Norwegian: myr
- Polish: bagno
- European Portuguese: pântano
- Romanian: mlaștină
- Russian: болото
- Spanish: ciénaga
- Swedish: träsk
- Thai: หนองน้ำ
- Turkish: bataklık
- Ukrainian: болото
- Vietnamese: đầm lầy
British English: swamp VERB
If something swamps a place or object, it fills it with water.
A rogue wave swamped the boat.
Definition of swamp from the Collins English Dictionary
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