Part of speech: noun

Tract of low, wet ground; marsh.

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Usage examples "morass":

  1. The sea had at one time occupied the site where the morass now stood. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.
  2. Cleburne's regiments, tangled in the morass, struggled with uneven front up the wooded ascent, only to be driven back by Buckland's steady fire. - "From Fort Henry to Corinth", Manning Ferguson Force.
  3. The reader need not shrink back in alarm; it is not proposed to lead him by the reluctant nose through the whole maze and morass of Irish history. - "The Open Secret of Ireland", T. M. Kettle.