moraine moraine  /mə ˈreɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) accumulated earth and stones deposited by a glacier

Usage(s):

  1. The gnarled stone pines on the high slopes of the ancient moraine are the oldest trees in Switzerland.
  2. Thirty years later Healey ruthlessly claims a lake of high-grade petroleum that lies beneath the glacial moraine.
  3. Waste rock from the mining operation has begun pushing toward the canyon like a moraine advancing at the prow of a glacier.

News

  1. 4WD Signs on as Platinum Sponsor at Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival

    4WD , prominent provider of aftermarket parts and accessories for Jeeps, has signed on as a Platinum Sponsor at the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival June 14-16. The company will sponsor the Moraine trail ride and Little Jeepers Playground and will also be a vendor at the third annual Butler, Pennsylvania event. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/4WD ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. more news

    A backhoe rips up asphalt Tuesday in preparation for new sidewalk along Moraine Avenue. The long-anticipated sidewalk repair project along Moraine Avenue began on Monday. The early stages of work including digging out the old surface to make room for the sidewalk.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Estes Park Trail Gazette

  3. FdL & Area college news & notes

    Moraine Park Technical College will begin fall course registration on Tuesday, June 18.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Fond du Lac Reporter

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Quotes

  1. "Moraine and the surrounding communities will require significant economic assistance to overcome the many challenges they face," said US Senator George Voinovich, R-Ohio.
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: George Voinovich Source: Bizjournals.com

  2. "And so they are ever returning to us, the dead," the German novelist WG Sebald wrote in "The Emigrants." "At times they come back from the ice more than seven decades later and are found at the edge of the moraine, a few polished bones and a...
    on May 18, 2010 By: WG Sebald Source: New York Times

  3. "I think it's fair to say it's an uphill conversation," Fisher said. "They have not completely ruled out the possibility of a new product in Moraine."
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Lee Fisher Source: Dayton Daily News

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