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snowbelt

[snoh-belt] /ˈsnoʊˌbɛlt/
noun
1.
a region of annual or heavy snowfall.
2.
(initial capital letter). Also, Snow Belt. Also called Frostbelt. the northern parts of the U.S., especially the Midwest and the Northeast, that are subject to considerable snowfall.
Origin of snowbelt
1870-1875
1870-75; snow + belt
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  • See the clouds rolling over and over on the top of the Rockies—above the snowbelt!

    The Red River Half-Breed Gustave Aimard

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