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  1. Okefenokee Swamp(noun)

    a large swampy area of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia

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  1. Okefenokee Swamp

    The Okefenokee Swamp is a shallow, 438,000 acre, peat-filled wetland straddling the Georgia–Florida border in the United States. A majority of the swamp is protected by the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and the Okefenokee Wilderness. The Okefenokee Swamp is considered to be one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. The Okefenokee is the largest "blackwater" swamp in North America. The term Okefenokee in Native American is "land of trembling earth". The swamp was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974.

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