Definition of Beardmore Glacier in US English:

Beardmore Glacier

proper noun

  • A glacier in Antarctica that flows from the Queen Maud Mountains to the Ross Ice Shelf, at the southern edge of the Ross Sea, 260 miles (418 km) long.

Origin

Named after William Beardmore (1856–1936), an English shipbuilder who supported Antarctic exploration.

Pronunciation

Beardmore Glacier

/ˌbiərdmôr ˈɡlāSHər/