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ice cave

  1. a cave containing ice that remains unmelted during all or most of the year.
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Origin of ice cave

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • He strode into the ice-cave, closely followed by Saxe, and Melchior went in after him.

    The Crystal Hunters

    George Manville Fenn

  • This seen to, Melchior resumed what he was about to say in the ice-cave.

    The Crystal Hunters

    George Manville Fenn

  • The bear made no reply, but turned to examine the contents of the ice-cave.

    The Giant of the North

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • 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

    Friedrich Nietzsche