Dismal Swamp
or Great Dismal Swamp geographical name swamp SE Virginia & NE North Carolina between Chesapeake Bay & Albemarle Sound about 37 miles (60 kilometers) long, 10 miles (16 kilometers) wide

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dismal Swamp — (spr. dismäl swomp, »böser Sumpf«), von Sumpfzypressen, Rotzedern, Tupelos etc. bewachsene Sumpflandschaft in den nordamerikan. Staaten Virginia und Nordcarolina, zwischen James River und Albemarlesund, ist 64 km lang, 40 km breit, 1300 qkm groß… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dismal Swamp — (spr. Dißmel S., d.i. trauriger Sumpf), großer Sumpf im O. der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, der sich von Norfolk in Virginia bis nach Weldon in Nordcarolina, in einer Länge von 8 u. einer Breite von 3 Ml. hinzieht, theilweis weich u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dismal Swamp — marshy, forested region between Norfolk, Va., & Albemarle Sound, N.C.: c. 30 mi (48 km) long; traversed by a canal that is part of the Intracoastal Waterway …   English World dictionary

  • Dismal Swamp — The Great Dismal Swamp located near Virginia and North Carolina The Dismal Swamp located in Middlesex County New Jersey The Dismal Swamp in Tasmania This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Dismal Swamp — a swamp in SE Virginia and NE North Carolina. ab. 30 mi. (48 km) long; ab. 600 sq. mi. (1500 sq. km). * * * or Great Dismal Swamp Wetland region, southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, U.S. Despite much lumbering and widespread… …   Universalium

  • Dismal Swamp — Sp Niūrióji pélkė Ap Dismal Swamp L JAV (Virdžinija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Dismal Swamp — /ˌdɪzməl ˈswɒmp/ (say .dizmuhl swomp) noun a marshy grassland area on the Atlantic coast of the US, in south eastern Virginia and north eastern North Carolina. About 60 km long, 16 to 24 km wide. Also, Great Dismal Swamp …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dismal Swamp — Dis′mal Swamp′ n. geg a swamp in SE Virginia and NE North Carolina. ab. 30 mi. (48 km) long; ab. 600 sq. mi. (1500 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Dismal Swamp — a swamp in SE Virginia and NE North Carolina. ab. 30 mi. (48 km) long; ab. 600 sq. mi. (1500 sq. km) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dismal Swamp State Park — North Carolina State Park Natural Monument (IUCN III) Named for: Great Dismal Swamp Country United States …   Wikipedia

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