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Slough is a term in hydrology that refers to:
- a stream distributary or anabranch, or in some cases, a regular stream.
More localized meanings of slough are:
- a muddy marsh in the British Isles.
- a swamp or shallow lake system with trees (Eastern and South Eastern United States).
- a secondary channel of a river delta, without trees (Pacific coast of North America).
- a pond, often alkaline
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