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swamp

an area of wooded wet ground, often flooded, in which peat development does not normally occur.
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Thousands of poor people had built homes in the low, swampish (and therefore cheaper) Boqueiro district - an area subject to periodic flooding when the already full Iguacu River could no longer absorb the influx from all of the streams and rivers crisscrossing the city.