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ice island

a tabular iceberg in the arctic region.
Origin of ice island
1770-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The distance across the ice-island here can't be much under two miles and a half.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • We thus had the ice-island between us and the possibly hostile ship.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens
  • None slept, and the night wore slowly away as our ice-island floated we knew not whither.

    North-Pole Voyages Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • "Possibly they may bear up through the channel to the west of the ice-island," said Raed.

    Left on Labrador Charles Asbury Stephens

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