from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flat expanse of floating ice smaller than an ice field.
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- n. A flat mass of floating ice, smaller than an ice field.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large sheet of floating ice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flat mass of ice (smaller than an ice field) floating at sea
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The Milne Ice Shelf is the largest solid ice floe in the Northern Hemisphere.