Origin of glacier
Examples from the Web for glacier
After 50 years, members of the Huna Tlingit people can finally collect harvest sea gull eggs again in Glacier National Park.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peacock served as an expert witness on grizzlies in federal court for Glacier National Park.
The highest density of wolverines left south of Canada is in Glacier National Park.Who Will Save the Wolverine? Not the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|Doug Peacock|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lieutenant commander in the Navy, he was knock-out handsome with a smile that would melt a glacier.Can Walking on the Moon Be Better Than Sex in Space?|Lily Koppel|July 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bridges and Greenwalt somehow convinced Geston to drive with them to Glacier Park.
The view that morning from the Theodule Pass, over the glacier below, was the most wonderful I have ever enjoyed.My Life|Josiah Flynt
Teddy, do you know we are to have some hunting to-day, and that you'll get your first experience with a glacier.Our Little Alaskan Cousin|Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
We spent a day or two in making the general acquaintance of the glacier.The Glaciers of the Alps|John Tyndall
I am very anxious to cross the glacier before the rain comes down.An Impromptu Ascent of Mont Blanc|W. H. Le Mesurier
The glacier had taken to itself a cold grayness that was disconcerting.The Silent Barrier|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for glacier
Word Origin for glacier
Word Origin and History for glacier
1744, from French glacier, from Savoy dialect glacière "moving mass of ice," from Old French glace "ice," from Vulgar Latin glacia (cf. Old Provençal glassa, Italian ghiaccia), from Latin glacies (see glacial).
Science definitions for glacier
Culture definitions for glacier
A large mass of ice formed over many years that does not melt during the summer. Glaciers move slowly over an area of land such as a mountain valley.