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Monday word: polder

polder (pōl′dər), noun
An area of low-lying land reclaimed from a body of water.

Most common in Netherlands, where many areas of low-lying land are surrounded by dikes keeping the water out.

Etymology:  Dutch
Tags: dutch, noun, p, wordsmith: ersatz_read
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