- a cave containing ice that remains unmelted during all or most of the year.
Origin of ice cave
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for ice cave
He strode into the ice-cave, closely followed by Saxe, and Melchior went in after him.
This seen to, Melchior resumed what he was about to say in the ice-cave.
The bear made no reply, but turned to examine the contents of the ice-cave.The Giant of the North
It is an ice-cave, where the snow never melts from year's end to year's end.Italian Alps
Douglas William Freshfield
An ice-cave to their bodies would our happiness be, and to their spirits!Thus Spake Zarathustra