icebound icebound

Definition(s):

  • (adj) locked in by ice

Usage(s):

  1. The mountain, called the Troll Castle, is an unearthly fin of weathered granite that pokes a vertical mile from its icebound surroundings.
  2. Amundsen's icebound trail, full of shallows, swirling currents and subject to sudden storms has since been followed by only three or four ships.
  3. Baby Jessica was replaced months later by the icebound whales, and the year was punctuated by children needing organ transplants.

News

  1. Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home on Saturday, leaving behind another two icebreakers trapped in pack ice.
    on January 5, 2014     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Rescued Antarctic passengers resume journey home despite Chinese ship remaining stuck in ice

    An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers who were retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic resumed its journey home on Saturday, leaving behind two other icebreakers still trapped in pack ice.
    on January 4, 2014     Source: Fox News

  3. Icebound

    Media coverage of the icebound Russian research ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy shows how 100 years of technology has changed our world, yet nature can still rule.
    on January 4, 2014     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Quotes

  • "Yesterday by way of a change," wrote Von Arnim, "we went for a picnic to the shores of the Baltic, icebound at this season, and utterly desolate at our nearest point. I have a weakness for picnics, especially in winter, when mosquitoes cease...
    on Feb 17, 2008 By: Elizabeth von Arnim Source: Seattle Times

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