neoglaciation

[ nee-oh-gley-shee-ey-shuhn, -see- ]
/ ˌni oʊˌgleɪ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si- /

noun Geology.

a phase of renewed glaciation associated with a readvance of ice sheets between the postglacial phase and the present.

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Origin of neoglaciation

1950–55; neo- + glaciation
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