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American English: /məˈreɪn/
British English: /məˈreɪn/

Translation of moraine in Spanish:


uncountable or countable
  • Example sentences
    • It is also likely that mass movement is much more common during periods when glaciers are retreating; large moraines and steep valley sides are then unstable because they are no longer supported by the glacier.
    • A moraine is the ground up debris consisting of everything from giant boulders to fine rock powder which a glacier leaves behind.
    • Boulder clay, the most widespread deposit, represents the ground moraine of the ice sheet.
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