Definition of bog people in US English:

bog people

noun

  • 1Collectively: the inhabitants of a boggy area. rare.

  • 2Collectively: the bodies, typically belonging to pre-Christian Germanic cultures, found in a well-preserved state in peatbogs in northern Europe.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From bog + people.

Pronunciation

bog people

/ˈbɒɡ ˌpiːpl/