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Morass Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    morass n : a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot [syn: mire, quagmire, quag]
Morass Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Morass \Mo*rass"\, n. [OE. marras, mareis (perh. through D. moeras), fr. F. marais, prob. from L. mare sea, in LL., any body of water; but perh. influenced by some German word. See Mere a lake, and cf. Marsh.] A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen. Morass ore. (Min.) See Bog ore, under Bog.
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  • Morass: Morass may refer to: Marsh , a wetland. Morass (set theory)-
  • Morass (set theory): In axiomatic set theory , a mathematical discipline, a morass is an infinite combinatorial structure, used to create "large" structures ...

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  • Argument preview: Justices to wade into morass about “indefinite” claims in patents
    In the next stage of its continuing quest to reexamine every significant aspect of the Federal Circuit’s doctrinal framework for patents, the Court in Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments will consider the proper standard for invalidating a patent claim as “indefinite.” Background: The case involves a technical solution to a common problem in the exercise-eq Read more on this news related to 'Morass'
  • Prom dress shopping for plus-size girls a morass of bad designs, few options
    Maria Giorno has nothing against long gowns with high waists and flowing fabric — dresses that are designed to... Read more on this news related to 'Morass'
  • A hair-pulling morass of bad design
    NEW YORK - Maria Giorno has nothing against long gowns with high waists and flowing fabric - dresses that are designed to camouflage curves on plus-size women. Read more on this news related to 'Morass'

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