a European harrier, Circus aeruginosus, that frequents marshy regions
(US & Canadian) Also marsh hawk. a common harrier, Circus cyaneus, that flies over fields and marshes and nests in marshes and open land Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) hen harrier
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for marsh harrier (sense 2)
noun 1. any of various rails or raillike birds. noun 1. any bird that frequents marshes and swamps, esp a rail, coot, or gallinule
- Mars hill
the Areopagus or rocky hill in Athens, north-west of the Acropolis, where the Athenian supreme tribunal and court of morals was held. From some part of this hill Paul delivered the address recorded in Acts 17:22-31. (See AREOPAGUS.)
[mahrsh-land] /ˈmɑrʃˌlænd/ noun 1. a region, area, or district characterized by marshes, swamps, bogs, or the like. /ˈmɑːʃlənd/ noun 1. land consisting of marshes n. Old English mersclond; see marsh + land (n.).