snowdrift

[snoh-drift]
noun
1.
a mound or bank of snow driven together by the wind.
2.
snow driven before the wind.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see snow, drift

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snowdrift (ˈsnəʊˌdrɪft)
 
n
a bank of deep snow driven together by the wind

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Example sentences
He stepped out of the snowdrift and approached the window.
Replacing existing guardrail reduces snowdrift problems caused by the old
  guardrail.
When plowing through a snowdrift or packed snow, the impact can move the truck
  sideways.
When and where they go depends on weather, formation of sea ice, and snowdrift
  patterns.
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