held fast or hemmed in by ice; frozen in: an icebound ship.
obstructed or shut off by ice: an icebound harbor.

1650–60; ice + -bound1 Unabridged
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icebound (ˈaɪsˌbaʊnd)
covered or made immobile by ice; frozen in: an icebound ship

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Example sentences
Icebreakers free a drilling vessel from its icebound berth.
And even though the low-lying, icebound island has now been charted, it has
  never been fully explored.
There were twenty-five people on the expedition, all berthed on an icebound
Back then, it was the only tourist vessel exploring the rugged icebound edges
  of the southernmost continent.
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