|1.||[ noun ] (geography) low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water|
|Synonyms:||fen fenland marshland|
"thousands of acres of marshland" "the fens of eastern England"
|2.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 457|
|3.||[ noun ] (fine art) United States painter (1898-1954)|
|4.||[ noun ] (writing) New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982)|