Fertile, marshy ground with dark black soil and plenty of water. Dambo is the best land for farming and hunting.
Dambo Term Timeline in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
The timeline below shows where the term Dambo appears in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...about growing corn. Trywell helps John with his tobacco plants, making nursery beds in the dambo (marshy land with enough water and nutrients for good crops). It is hard, exhausting work,... (full context)