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ice cap

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature, Geography, Oceanography
ice capˈice cap noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š DNSGan area of thick ice that permanently covers the North and South Poles
Examples from the Corpus
ice capβ€’ He may have seen the continental ice cap, raised by mirage.β€’ Adult males are nomadic, wandering all round the polar ice cap and living mainly off seals.β€’ Coastal geographic states, such as Florida, would be particularly vulnerable to ice cap melting associated with such an increase.
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