Definition of ice-bound in English:

ice-bound

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adjective

  • Completely surrounded or covered by ice: the lake was ice-bound
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    • The remainder focuses on Jack's efforts to trek cross-country through the blizzards to save his estranged son Sam, who's trapped in ice-bound Manhattan.
    • I recall a mini-series on Cook's life in which, ice-bound and with the ship possibly breaking up, he commented to an officer, ‘I can't swim.’
    • The Arctic's ice-bound seas are like unscaled mountains to climbers: they must be attempted because they are there.

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