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ice storm

noun
1.
a storm of freezing rain and widespread glaze formation.
Origin of ice storm
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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ice storm

noun
1.
(mainly US) a storm of freezing rain that deposits a glaze of ice on the ground
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