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  1. A type of wetland that stretches for vast distances, and is home to many creatures who have adapted specifically to that environment.
  • Dutch: moeras(nl)n
  • French: marécage , marais
  • German: Moor(de, Sumpf, m, {{t+, de)n
  1. To overwhelm; to make too busy or overrun capacity.
I have been swamped with paperwork ever since they started using the new system.
  1. To clear
2006 New York Times
  • Mr. Spitzer"s defeat of his Democratic opponent ... ended a primary season in which Hillary Rodham Clinton swamped an antiwar challenger for renomination to the Senate.

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