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a usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water

to interfere with the progress of

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wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation

cause to slow down or get stuck

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get stuck while doing something

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Set into this picturesque view, the bogland has 'lost half its dreariness', demonstrating that bogland can be aesthetically pleasing under the proper conditions.
39) Once artifacts were found in bogs and an environmental awareness increased of the damage peat extraction incurs on the land, in addition to local populations, were policies implemented to preserve and protect bogland as important symbols of historical memory.
That bit of land is sometimes called Silly Hole, it's basically just bogland.
Their attention first centred on mountain bogland, both in west Tyrone and south-east Donegal.
In 1996, human skeletal remains were discovered submerged in bogland, near West Belfast.
DNA sampling was among the procedures being carried out at Dublin City Morgue to establish that the skeletal remains removed from bogland in the border town of Colgagh were those of two young men murdered in 1978.
Bogland is also burning at Cloosh Valley, near Oughterard, in Co Galway as fire crews, Air Corps personnel and Coillte staff fight fires on the 4,000 hectare site.
THE brother of a newlywed murdered and secretly buried by the IRA has expressed hope of finally finding his body ahead of fresh searches commencing in remote bogland in the Irish Republic yesterday.
NORTHERN IRELAND Dr Jim McGreevy of National Museums Northern Ireland, with 3,000-year-old gold jewellery unearthed in bogland by an amateur treasure hunter.
Six machines had been moved on to the protected bogland on Friday night and work to extract the fuel began at dawn.
A project in the North Pennines is tackling 6,500 km of drainage ditches which is causing peat bogland to dry out.
Mrs Wells wants the council to stop an application to build houses on the Morfa bogland.
It was built on 121 acres of reformed bogland, 103 of which were on the Bute Estate, and includes an artificial lake.
Every inch of bogland around Lough Mourne, Lough Eske and other rivers has been searched.
Another is bogland near the border in Co Monaghan which the IRA claims contains the bodies of Mr Brian McKinney, aged 23, and John McClory, aged 17, also from Belfast, who were murdered in 1978.