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English definition of “glaciation”

glaciation

noun [U] uk   /ˌɡleɪ.siˈeɪ.ʃən/ us  
the forming, existence, or movement of glaciers over the surface of the Earth: This landscape shows many clear features of glaciation.Snow and iceCold
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