- a tabular iceberg in the arctic region.
Origin of ice island
First recorded in 1770–80
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Examples from the Web for ice island
We thus had the ice-island between us and the possibly hostile ship.
None slept, and the night wore slowly away as our ice-island floated we knew not whither.North-Pole Voyages
Zachariah Atwell Mudge
"Possibly they may bear up through the channel to the west of the ice-island," said Raed.
The distance across the ice-island here can't be much under two miles and a half.