Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as iceberg.

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Examples

  • Down upon us from windward was drifting a towering ice-mountain, while to leeward, close aboard, was another ice-mountain upon which we were driving.

    Chapter 19

  • At midnight the passengers were roused by a noise on deck, and hastening to learn the cause, found they were driving fast towards a huge ice-mountain, on which they expected every moment to suffer shipwreck.

    The Moravians in Labrador

  • It was as the chill of the ice-mountain towards which the ship is steering under full sail.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 39, January, 1861

  • His ears were filled with a dull and steady roar, like the echoes of distant thunder, broken now and then -- when an ice-mountain split asunder -- with a report like that of a thirteen-inch gun.

    Isobel : a Romance of the Northern Trail

  • Far over the sea toward the north shone a great ice-mountain.

    Viking Tales

  • A few seconds more, and the bowsprit punched heavily against the ice-mountain.

    Left on Labrador or, The cruise of the Schooner-yacht 'Curlew.' as Recorded by 'Wash.'

  • Eric sailed out to sea from Snaefells-iokul, and arrived at that ice-mountain which is called Blacksark.

    The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503

  • And he turned his face again towards Rhineland; and the magic shoes bore him aloft, and carried him in a moment back to the ice-mountain and the gorge and the infant river, which he had so lately left.

    The Story of Siegfried

  • They told us that the big bay was called by them Sit-a-da-kay, or Ice Bay; that there were many large ice-mountains in it, but no gold-mines; and that the ice-mountain they knew best was at the head of the bay, where most of the seals were found.

    Travels in Alaska

  • Charley declared that there was no firewood to be had in the big ice-mountain bay, we would have to load the canoe with a store for cooking at an island out in the Strait a few miles from the village.

    Travels in Alaska

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