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Bugsby's Marsh

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 79 words.

An old name for the Greenwich Marshes. Bugsby may have been the commander of a prison hulk that was once

Marsh Warne

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 690 words.

b. 26 October 1927, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 18 December 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA. Tenor saxophonist Marsh first

Marsh Howard

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 346 words.

b. Howard Warren Marsh, 1890, Bluffton, Indiana, USA, d. 7 August 1969, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. A powerful stage

marsh crake

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 34 words.

noun (also marsh rail) a small secretive swamp bird, Porzana pusilla affinis (also called koitareke). 2002 moon Birds

Marsh & Tatham

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 121 words.

English cabinetmaking firm in London, prominent in the early 19th century, when it attracted aristocratic and royal patronage. Although the firm is known as Marsh & Tatham, it...

Marsh, John

Michael Magliari.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1148 words.

Marsh, John (05 June 1799–24 September 1856), California ranchero and physician, was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, the son of John Marsh and Mary “Polly” Brown, farmers. After graduating...

Marsh, Mae

Stephen G. Marshall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 1164 words.

Marsh, Mae (09 November 1895–13 February 1968), actress, was born Mary Warne Marsh in Madrid, New Mexico, the daughter of Charles Marsh, a railroad company auditor, and Mary Warne. After...

emergence marsh

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 55 words.

The upper zone of a *salt-marsh, from the general mean high-water level to the mean high-water level of

marsh gas

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 32 words.

Gas composed mainly of methane (CH4) generated in the *anaerobic decay of organic matter by methanogenic bacteria, particularly found in marshes and swamps....

salt marsh

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 83 words.

Tidal salt marshes are found along the low-energy coastlines of mid- to high-latitude regions of the major continents (except Antarctica),

salt marsh

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 112 words.

Tidal salt marshes are found along the low-energy coastlines of mid- to high-latitude regions of the major continents (except Antarctica), and lie at the ...

submergence marsh

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 56 words.

The lower zone of a salt marsh, from the mean high-water level of neap tides to the general level

emergence marsh

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 54 words.

The upper zone of a salt marsh, from the general mean-high-water level to the mean-high-water level of spring tides. Typically

Marsh Tina

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 126 words.

b. Austin, Texas, USA. Based in Texas, Marsh is frequently associated with a contemporary big band, the 13-piece Creative Opportunity

Marsh Arabs

Reeva Spector Simon.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 307 words.

Today primarily Shiite Muslims, the Ma῾dan or Marsh Arabs are said to be descendants of the ancient Sumerians and other

salt marshes

Andrew B. Cundy.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 804 words.

Salt marshes are areas of land covered mainly by salt-tolerant (halophytic) plant communities which are regularly flooded by the rise

Marsh, Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 175 words.

CIE 1900; MInstCE

Born 8 Sept. 1850; 4th s of late Francis Marsh, JP, of Springmount, Queen’s Co.; m 1st, 1879, Alice Matilda Smyth King (...

submergence marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

The lower zone of a salt marsh, from the mean high-water level of neap tides to the general level of mean high water. Typically, this zone experiences more than 360 submergences per annum,...

See overview in Oxford Index

emergence marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

The upper zone of a salt-marsh, from the general mean high-water level to the mean high-water level of spring tides. Typically it has fewer than 360 submergences per annum, often with less...

See overview in Oxford Index

Marsh, Reginald

Patricia Jobe Pierce.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1282 words.

Marsh, Reginald (14 March 1898–30 July 1954), artist and teacher, was born in Paris, France, the son of Fred Dana Marsh, a painter-muralist of modern industry and New York City skyscrapers,...