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noun 
  1. A low tract of moist or marshy land.
  2. A long narrow and shallow trough between ridges on a beach, running parallel to the coastline.
  3. A shallow troughlike depression that's created to carry water during rainstorms or snow melts; a drainage ditch.
Etymology: Possibly of Middle English, shade, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse svalr


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