Definition of ice storm in English:

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ice storm

Pronunciation: /ˈīs ˌstôrm/


chiefly North American
A storm of freezing rain that leaves a coating of ice.
Example sentences
  • Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas all endure the occasional ice storm, hurricane and tornado that can cause electrical outages.
  • The string of cancellations began after a freezing rain and ice storm hit the region on December 15.
  • The ice storm of 1998 was the largest ice storm in Canadian history.
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