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  • noun Plural form of firn.


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  • It appears as if at the approach of dusk these are attracted by the gleam of the snow, and quitting the pastures, lose themselves upon the glaciers and firns, there to die in hundreds.

    The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays

  • However, lenders said they expected to increase the availability of loans in the second quarter, both to households and firns.

    Reuters: Top News


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