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snowfield

[snoh-feeld] /ˈsnoʊˌfild/
noun, Geology
1.
a large and relatively permanent expanse of snow.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; snow + field
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British Dictionary definitions for snowfield

snowfield

/ˈsnəʊˌfiːld/
noun
1.
a large area of permanent snow
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snowfield
  (snō'fēld')   
A large expanse of snow, usually with a smooth and uniform surface, and especially at the head of a glacier.
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