What is another word for igloo?

Pronunciation: [ˈɪɡluː] (IPA)

Igloo, a word derived from the Inuit language, is a term used to describe a traditional dome-shaped shelter made from blocks of snow. Synonyms for igloo include snow hut, snow dome, snow house, snow shelter, and snow dwelling. These terms are commonly used to describe similar shelters used by other cultures in colder regions, such as the Inuit people of Alaska. Other terms such as snow fort, snow palace, and snow castle are also occasionally used to describe larger or more intricately built snow structures. While the igloo may be the most commonly known term, these synonyms showcase the versatility and adaptability of humans in extreme climates.

What are the hypernyms for Igloo?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Igloo?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Igloo

We emerged from our igloo at noon.
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In the course of an hour we built an igloo.
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In summer his family lived in a skin tent, in winter they occupied an ice igloo.
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