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snowbound

[snoh-bound] /ˈsnoʊˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
shut in or immobilized by snow.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; snow + -bound1
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  • Two- thirds of the city's police cars were snowbound.
  • Instead, spend a long weekend in snowbound, frostbitten northern point.
  • The highway may be in perfect condition one day and the next day it may be hopelessly snowbound.
  • Portions of the region became snowbound due to a lack of snow removal equipment.
  • We will make every effort to push back driveways and clear out snowbound cars.
British Dictionary definitions for snowbound

snowbound

/ˈsnəʊˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
confined to one place by heavy falls or drifts of snow; snowed-in
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Word Origin and History for snowbound
adj.

1814, from snow (n.) + bound (adj.1).

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