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Definitions for icehouse
ˈaɪsˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪzice·house

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. icehousenoun

    a house for storing ice


  1. icehousenoun

    a building used for storing ice, especially one built partly below ground and insulated so as to preserve ice obtained during the winter from frozen lakes or rivers.


  1. icehousenoun

    A deep cellar or outdoor building used for the storage of ice; sometimes also used to store food at low temperature

  2. Icehousenoun

    a game of strategy played with pyramidal pieces

  3. Etymology: ice + house

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Icehousenoun

    A house in which ice is reposited against the warm months.

    Etymology: ice and house.


  1. Icehouse

    Icehouse is an Australian rock band, formed as Flowers in 1977 in Sydney. Initially known in Australia for their pub rock style, they later achieved mainstream success playing New Wave and synthpop style music and attained Top Ten singles chart success in both Europe and the U.S. The mainstay of both Flowers and Icehouse has been Iva Davies supplying additional musicians as required. The name Icehouse, which was adopted in 1981, comes from an old, cold flat Davies lived in and the strange building across the road populated by itinerant people. Davies and Icehouse extended the use of synthesizers particularly the Sequential Circuits Prophet-5, Linn drum machine and Fairlight CMI in Australian popular music. Their best known singles on the Australian charts were "Great Southern Land", "Hey Little Girl", "Crazy", "Electric Blue" and "My Obsession"; with Top Three albums being Icehouse, Primitive Man and Man of Colours. Icehouse's iconic status was acknowledged when they were inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association Hall of Fame on 16 August 2006. ARIA described Icehouse as "one of the most successful Australian bands of the eighties and nineties... With an uncompromising approach to music production they created songs that ranged from pure pop escapism to edgy, lavish synthesised pieces..." Icehouse has produced eight Top Ten albums and twenty Top Forty singles in Australia, multiple top ten hits in Europe and North America and album sales of over 28 times Platinum in Australasia alone. As of 2006, Man of Colours was still the highest selling album in Australia by an Australian band.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of icehouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of icehouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    It’s unique, there are a few tunnels around the Alton area since we checked with theLandmark Historic Society, it’s been used as an icehouse or root cellar or a lot of other options. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Some people have also theorized that the tunnel may have played an important part in the nation’s history.

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