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ice bridge

noun
1.
(Canadian) a body of ice that forms across the width of a river and is strong enough to bear traffic
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  • We ran along its margin with torturing anxiety, looking for an ice bridge.

    North-Pole Voyages Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • By midday I had passed the island to which I had crossed on the ice bridge.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • On the morning of March 18 two more were taken at the ice bridge, and a third was picked up alive on the shore.

    Motor Matt's Mystery Stanley R. Matthews
  • There was an ice bridge, too, so that people crossed from one shore to the other.

  • By mid-day I had passed the island to which I had crossed on the ice bridge.

    Adrift on an Ice-Pan Wilfred T. Grenfell
  • Anyway, Mr. Rabbit found the ice bridge over the pond, and as he was in something of a hurry he skipped across it.

  • This had preserved an ice bridge, so that by crossing a few cracks I managed to get to it safely.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • On March 18, 1908, Mr. Savage saw a handsome male canvasback come down against the ice bridge.

    Motor Matt's Mystery Stanley R. Matthews

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