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neoglaciation

[nee-oh-gley-shee-ey-shuh n, -see-] /ˌni oʊˌgleɪ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si-/
noun, Geology
1.
a phase of renewed glaciation associated with a readvance of ice sheets between the postglacial phase and the present.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; neo- + glaciation
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