Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as ice-foot.

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Examples

  • Of course, the width of the ice-belt may be subject to somewhat fortuitous changes, but it seems, nevertheless, that as a rule the region between the 175th and the 180th degrees of longitude offers the best chance of getting through rapidly; in any case, one ought not to enter the ice farther to the west.

    The South Pole~ From Madeira to the Barrier

  • At 8 p.m. on January 2 the Antarctic Circle was crossed, and an hour or two later the crow's-nest was able to report the ice-belt ahead.

    The South Pole~ From Madeira to the Barrier

  • I doubt if we saw a single seal during our passage through the ice-belt this time; and if we had seen any, we should scarcely have allowed the time for shooting them.

    The South Pole~ Northward

  • Pomotou, under the protectorate of France; on the south there was nothing but the eternal ice-belt of the Polar Sea.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • But in addition to these there were two occasions in the history of Atlantis when the ice-belt desolated not merely the northern regions, but, invading the bulk of the continent, forced all life to migrate to equatorial lands.

    The Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria

  • With reference to all glacial epochs it should be stated that though the inhabitants of northern lands were forced to settle during the winter far south of the ice-belt, there yet were great districts to which in summer they could return, and where for the sake of the hunting they encamped until driven south again by the winter cold.

    The Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria

  • Newly formed ice had stretched a tough sheet between the scattered blocks of ground ice, and to the east lay an ice-belt barely six miles broad.

    From Pole to Pole A Book for Young People

  • The nearest land on the north was the Archipelago of Pomotou, under the protectorate of France; on the south there was nothing but the eternal ice-belt of the Polar Sea.

    In Search of the Castaways

  • The ice-belt referred to is a zone of ice which extends along the shore from the unknown regions of the north.

    The World of Ice

  • Here they left the floes, and took to the natural highway afforded by the ice-belt, along which they sped more rapidly, and arrived at the Esquimaux village in the course of about five hours.

    The World of Ice

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