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icebound

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adjective ice·bound \-ˌbau̇nd\

Simple Definition of icebound

  • : surrounded or blocked by ice

Full Definition of icebound

  1. :  surrounded, obstructed, or covered by ice


ICEBOUND Defined for Kids

icebound

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adjective ice·bound \ˈīs-ˌbau̇nd\

Definition of icebound

  1. :  surrounded or blocked by ice




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