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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A large pile of earth and rock left by a glacier.

Usage examples (38)
  • That large piles of rocks in the valley is said to be a glacial moraine.
  • I agree that the moraine is the maximum of the ice from the LIA.
  • We were at the terminal moraine, which is a glacier's garbage pile.
  • Behind the moraine is a lake-bed, now converted into a level meadow, which rests on a deep layer of mould. for more
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