Wednesday, December 5, 2012


This word doesn't have as many meanings as other words featured on this blog. Though it is an interesting word. The word was first used in 1624 in Captain John Smith's "Generall Historie" in reference to the Virginia Rivers.

Swamp: a tract of wet, spongy land, often having a growth of certain types of trees and other vegetation, but unfit for cultivation.

Swamp: A situation or place fraught with difficulties and imponderables: a financial swamp.

Swamp: to overwhelm, especially to overwhelm with an excess of something: He swamped us with work.

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