A short ridge or mound of sand and gravel deposited during the melting of glacial ice.
A hill or short, steep ridge of stratified sand or gravel deposited at the edge of a melting glacier.
A small hill or ridge consisting of layers of sand and gravel deposited by a meltwater stream at the margin of a melting glacier.
Origin of kame
- Dialectal a low ridge from Middle English camb, comb comb from Old English gembh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition