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ice barrier

  1. the outer margin of the Antarctic ice sheet, which extends beyond the coastline.
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  • For, before that ice-barrier could be cleared away, would I not freeze to death?

    My Terminal Moraine

    Frank E. Stockton

  • It afterwards developed that he had been quite badly hurt on the ice-barrier but had not said a word about it.

  • He was led to believe that he might, now that the ice-barrier was removed, be more unreserved in his wooing.

  • The authorities now devised plans for clearing away this ice-barrier, which acted as an impediment to the flow of the river.