ICBM

noun
\ ˌī-ˌsē-(ˌ)bē-ˈem How to pronounce ICBM (audio) \
plural ICBM's or ICBMs\ ˌī-​ˌsē-​(ˌ)bē-​ˈemz How to pronounce ICBM (audio) \

Definition of ICBM

: an intercontinental ballistic missile

First Known Use of ICBM

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“ICBM.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ICBM. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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ICBM

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English Language Learners Definition of ICBM

: a type of missile that can fly from one continent to another

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