Definition of Würm in English:

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Würm

Pronunciation: /vo͝orm/

noun

[usually as modifier] Geology
1The final Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps, possibly corresponding to the Weichsel of northern Europe.
1.1The system of deposits laid down at the time of the Würm glaciation.

Origin

Early 20th century: the former name of the Starnberger See, a lake in Bavaria.

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Syllabification: Würm

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