the accumulation of winter snowfall, especially in mountain or upland regions.

1945–50; snow + pack1 Unabridged
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snowpack (ˈsnəʊˌpæk)
a quantity of fallen snow that has become massed together

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snowpack   (snō'pāk')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. An area of naturally formed, packed snow that usually melts during the warmer months.

  2. The amount of snow that accumulates annually in a mountainous area.

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