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snowfall

[snoh-fawl] /ˈsnoʊˌfɔl/
noun
1.
a fall of snow.
2.
the amount of snow at a particular place or in a given time.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; snow + fall
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British Dictionary definitions for snow fall

snowfall

/ˈsnəʊˌfɔːl/
noun
1.
a fall of snow
2.
(meteorol) the amount of snow received in a specified place and time
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Word Origin and History for snow fall

snowfall

n.

1821, "fall of snow," especially a quiet one (as distinguished from a snowstorm), from snow (n.) + storm (n.). From 1875 as "amount that falls at a place in a given time."

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