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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, equivalent to 1/100 of 1 yuan.

Usage examples (35)
  • Their ancestral land was bordered in the south by an expansive fen.
  • This year it was awarded to Åcon, a Finnish convention that strives to bring together fen from the Nordic countries.
  • There are tracts of wetland all over Europe, all over the world, but they are not named fens, fen is an English word, it will not migrate.
  • The loudest group of Chinese youth is known as fen qing, or "angry youth." for more
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  • ''fen" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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