A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (geography)
a. salt marsh
Desde lejos se podía saber dónde estaba la marisma por sus montañas de sal.You could tell from afar where the salt marsh was because of its mounds of salt.
b. marsh
Fue una mala idea ir a pasear por la marisma; ¡nos picaron un montón de mosquitos!It was a bad idea to go to the marsh for a walk. We got eaten by lots of mosquitoes!
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. salt marsh
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(pantano) salt marsh; (tierras de arena) mud flats
; (p)
las marismas del Guadalquivir the Guadalquivir marshes
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