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glacial period

noun [C] uk   specialized us  
a time in the past when the temperature was very cold and glaciers covered large parts of the earth
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in Chinese (Traditional) 冰(川)期,冰河時代…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冰(川)期,冰河时代…
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