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 Meanings and Examples of SWAMP
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swamp
 n.  low land that is seasonally flooded; low land region saturated with water
Classic Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
1  Spring had come early that year, with warm quick rains and sudden frothing of pink peach blossoms and dogwood dappling with white stars the dark river swamp and far-off hills.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  Raiford Calvert was made first lieutenant, because everybody liked Raif, and Able Wynder, son of a swamp trapper, himself a small farmer, was elected second lieutenant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  The backwoods folks and the swamp dwellers owned neither horses nor mules.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  From planters' homes and swamp cabins, a varied array of firearms came to each muster.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  Their nearest neighbor was twenty miles away by dark roads through still jungles of cypress swamp and oak.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
6  Ah driv dem inter de swamp de day de Yankees come, but de Lawd knows how we gwine git dem.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  She never looked out of her window at green pastures and red fields and tall tangled swamp forest that a sense of beauty did not fill her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  That morning the house was still, for everyone except Scarlett, Wade and the three sick girls was in the swamp hunting the sow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  Her first terrified impulse was to hide in the closet, crawl under the bed, fly down the back stairs and run screaming to the swamp, anything to escape him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  This was her last view of home, her last view except what she might see from the cover of the woods or the swamp, the tall chimneys wrapped in smoke, the roof crashing in flame.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  She was alarmed, too, for the cow and the horse and wished they were hidden in the swamp, instead of tied in the woods at the bottom of the pasture.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  The cow had to be milked and pastured near the swamp and someone had to watch her all day for fear the Yankees or Frank Kennedy's men would return and take her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  She could hear the sound of the axe ringing as Ashley split into rails the logs hauled from the swamp.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  Of course, we had a dreadful time right after Sherman went through but, after all, he didn't burn the house and the darkies saved most of the livestock by driving it into the swamp.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  Many small farmers from far across the river were present and Crackers from the backwoods and a scattering of swamp folk.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
Example Sentence:
1  Two small planes collide over Florida Everglades and crash into swamp, no survivors.
2  A Florida swamp is a bad place to be, if you don't know how to find your way around in the woods.
3  The murky depths of the swamp were so dark that one couldn't tell the vines and branches from the snakes.
4  The mosquito-ridden swamp was an insalubrious place, a breeding ground for malarial contagion.
5  The Everglades are an area of swamp in southern Florida.
6  They had to approach the castle through thick swamps.
7  The sink overflowed and swamped the kitchen.
8  We've been swamped with phone calls since the advert appeared.