[es-ker] /ˈɛs kər/ noun, Geology. 1. a serpentine ridge of gravelly and sandy drift, believed to have been formed by streams under or in glacial ice. /ˈɛskə/ noun 1. a long winding ridge of gravel, sand, etc, originally deposited by a meltwater stream running under a glacier Also called os n. “deposit left by a […]
[es-kil-stoo-nuh, -styoo-] /ˈɛs kɪlˌstu nə, -ˌstyu-/ noun 1. a city in SE Sweden, W of Stockholm. /Swedish ˈɛskilstuːna/ noun 1. an industrial city in SE Sweden. Pop: 91 137 (2004 est)
[es-kuh-moh] /ˈɛs kəˌmoʊ/ noun, plural Eskimos (especially collectively) Eskimo for 1. 1. a member of an indigenous people of Greenland, northern Canada, Alaska, and northeastern Siberia, characterized by short, stocky build and light-brown complexion. 2. either of two related languages spoken by the Eskimos, one in Greenland, Canada, and northern Alaska, the other in southern […]
[es-kuh-moh-uh-loot, -al-ee-oot] /ˈɛs kəˌmoʊ əˈlut, -ˈæl iˌut/ noun 1. a stock of languages, consisting of Eskimo and Aleut. adjective 2. of or belonging to Eskimo-Aleut.