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Monday word: dambo

dambo noun
A grassy floodplain or shallow wetland.


The term is usually used for such areas in parts of Africa.  Wikipedia article here.

This NASA Image of the Day article about outbreaks of mosquito-borne Rift Valley fever refers to dambos.

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