a fall of snow.
the amount of snow at a particular place or in a given time.

1815–25; snow + fall Unabridged
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snowfall (ˈsnəʊˌfɔːl)
1.  a fall of snow
2.  meteorol the amount of snow received in a specified place and time

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Example sentences
In regions with regular high winds or heavy annual snowfall, avoid trees with
  weak or brittle wood.
There is considerable snowfall, and in the north snow remains on the ground for
  about half the year.
There's no doubt that large amounts of snowfall and record-low temperatures
  have made this a particularly brutal winter.
What followed was severe winters, record cold and snowfall.
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