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bergschrund

Line breaks: berg|schrund
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːɡʃrʊnd/

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Definition of bergschrund in English:

noun

A crevasse at the junction of a glacier or snowfield with a steep upper slope.

Origin

mid 19th century: from German, from Berg 'mountain' + Schrund 'crevice'.

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