noun Date: before 12th century an area of low often marshy ground

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  • FENLAND — ou FENS Région basse de l’est de l’Angleterre (autour de la baie du Wash), creusée dans des roches argileuses entre la cuesta jurassique de Lincoln Edge à l’ouest et la cuesta crétacée de Norfolk Edge à l’est. À l’état naturel, les fens… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fenland — District Lage in Cambridgeshire Status District Region East of England Verw.grafschaft Cambridgeshire …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fenland — is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. Its council is based in March, and covers the neighbouring market towns of Chatteris, Whittlesey, and Wisbech (often called the capital of the fens [http://www.wisbech town.co.uk/] ). The …   Wikipedia

  • fenland — UK [ˈfenlænd] / US [ˈfenˌlænd] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms fenland : singular fenland plural fenlands a large area of wet flat land, especially in eastern England …   English dictionary

  • fenland — /fen land , leuhnd/, n. a low area of marshy ground. [FEN1 + LAND] * * * ▪ district, England, United Kingdom       district, administrative and historic county of Cambridgeshire, England. The district, in northern Cambridgeshire, covers only a… …   Universalium

  • fenland — noun Low lying ground, often wet or marshy …   Wiktionary

  • fenland — n ( es/ ) fen land, marsh …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • fenland — fen|land [ˈfenlənd, lænd] n [U and C] a ↑fen …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fenland — fen|land [ fen,lænd ] noun count or uncount a large area of wet flat land …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fenland — n. wetland, low area of boggy ground …   English contemporary dictionary

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