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.
de- + glaciation (Wiktionary)