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ice cave

a cave containing ice that remains unmelted during all or most of the year.
Origin of ice cave
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • It has its source in an ice-cave nearly fourteen thousand feet above the level of the sea.

    Across India Oliver Optic
  • The bear made no reply, but turned to examine the contents of the ice-cave.

    The Giant of the North R.M. Ballantyne
  • He strode into the ice-cave, closely followed by Saxe, and Melchior went in after him.

    The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn
  • It is an ice-cave, where the snow never melts from year's end to year's end.

    Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
  • Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.

    The Giant of the North R.M. Ballantyne
  • An ice-cave to their bodies would our happiness be, and to their spirits!

    Thus Spake Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche
  • This seen to, Melchior resumed what he was about to say in the ice-cave.

    The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn
  • At its snout is an ice-cave far inside of which the resultant river originates.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • Her face was white as the snow, her eyes were blue as the air in the ice-cave, and her hair hung down straight, like icicles.

  • Roos, who had never heard of Rodin, said it reminded him of me drying out after my shower-bath in the ice-cave.

    Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman

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