drumlin

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Diagram of drumlins showing direction of glacial drift.

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Etymology[edit]

Irish droim 'back, ridge' + English dim. suffix -lin (variant of -ling)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: drum‧lin
  • (GenAM) IPA(key): [ˈdɹʌmlɪn]

Noun[edit]

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drumlin (plural drumlins)

  1. (geography) An elongated hill or ridge of glacial drift.

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