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Firn  /ˈfɪən/  

Noun
Synonyms: Glacier, snow, ice


Meaning:

Crystalline or granular snow, especially on the upper part of a glacier, where it has not yet been compressed into ice.

Sentence:

At first, it becomes more coarse-grained, like the Firn Schnee of the Alps, and is moist by melting during the summer.

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