- a ridge or mound of stratified drift left by a retreating ice sheet.
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Examples from the Web for kame
Historical Examples of kame
Trixton Brent laughed, and Mrs. Kame, too, after a moment's hesitation.
"I'm afraid this first house-party is too much for her," said Mrs. Kame.
And the first person she saw descend, after Hugh, was Mrs. Kame.
But Mrs. Kame insisted that Honora should cut in, and the others supported her.
"He's all right this morning," observed Mrs. Kame, critically.
- an irregular mound or ridge of gravel, sand, etc, deposited by water derived from melting glaciers
Word Origin for kame
- A small hill or ridge consisting of layers of sand and gravel deposited by a meltwater stream at the margin of a melting glacier.