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English definition of “bergschrund”


noun [C] uk   /ˈbɜːɡ.ʃrʊnd/ us    /ˈbɜrɡ-/ specialized
a deep crack near or at the top of a glacier, separating moving ice from ice that is not movingCaves, cracks and crevicesCaves, cracks and crevices
(Definition of bergschrund from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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