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snowpack

[snoh-pak] /ˈsnoʊˌpæk/
noun
1.
the accumulation of winter snowfall, especially in mountain or upland regions.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; snow + pack1
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British Dictionary definitions for snow-pack

snowpack

/ˈsnəʊˌpæk/
noun
1.
a quantity of fallen snow that has become massed together
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snowpack
  (snō'pāk')   
  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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