Definition of icehouse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈīsˌhous/


A building for storing ice, typically one situated partly or wholly underground.
Example sentences
  • Instead, his dull eyes flicked disinterestedly from ice house to ice house, noting the plume of smoke drifting from each.
  • We are on the main line sitting in sight of the old ice house.
  • Commerce, starting with an ice house, creamery and blacksmith shop, expanded to auto dealers, retail stores, and shopping centers.

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Syllabification: ice·house

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