ice cap


ice cap

noun

: a very large and thick sheet of ice that covers the North Pole, the South Pole, or another region

Full Definition of ICE CAP

1
:  an ice bag shaped to the head
2
:  a cover of perennial ice and snow; specifically :  a glacier forming on an extensive area of relatively level land and flowing outward from its center

First Known Use of ICE CAP

circa 1860

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