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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The uncovering of glaciated land because of melting or sublimation of the glacier.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The removal of all glacial land ice from a region, usually by melting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The withdrawal of ice from a previously glaciated region.

Etymologies

de- +‎ glaciation (Wiktionary)

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