[ ahys-bound ]
/ ˈaɪsˌbaʊnd /


held fast or hemmed in by ice; frozen in: an icebound ship.
obstructed or shut off by ice: an icebound harbor.


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Origin of icebound

First recorded in 1650–60; ice + -bound1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for icebound

/ (ˈaɪsˌbaʊnd) /


covered or made immobile by ice; frozen inan icebound ship
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