Definition of Würm in English:

Würm

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Pronunciation: /vʊəm
 
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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 during the Würm glaciation.

Origin

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

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